1877 Minnesota gubernatorial election

The 1877 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1877 to elect the governor of Minnesota. Incumbent John S. Pillsbury was reelected to a second term.

1877 Minnesota gubernatorial election
← 1875 November 6, 1877 1879 →
  JohnSPills.jpg William L. Banning.jpg
Nominee John S. Pillsbury William L. Banning
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 57,071 39,147
Percentage 57.05% 39.13%

1877 Minnesota gubernatorial election results map by county.svg
County results
Pillsbury:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%      90-100%
Banning:      50–60%      60–70%      70-80%
Unknown/No Vote:      

Governor before election

John S. Pillsbury
Republican

Elected Governor

John S. Pillsbury
Republican

ResultsEdit

Minnesota gubernatorial election, 1877[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John S. Pillsbury (incumbent) 57,071 57.05
Democratic William L. Banning 39,147 39.13
Greenback William Meigher 2,396 2.40
Prohibition Austin Willey 1,421 1.42
Total votes 100,035 100
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Nov 06, 1877". Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book) - Chapter 10 Minnesota Elections" (PDF). Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2016-05-07.