1877 Mississippi gubernatorial election

The 1877 Mississippi gubernatorial election took place on November 6, 1877, in order to elect the Governor of Mississippi. Incumbent Governor John Marshall Stone ran for election to a first full term. Stone had become governor a year prior, after the resignation of Adelbert Ames.

1877 Mississippi gubernatorial election
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Nominee John Marshall Stone
Party Democratic
Popular vote 96,376
Percentage 99.95%

Governor before election

John M. Stone

Elected Governor

John M. Stone

General electionEdit

In the general election, Stone ran unopposed.


Mississippi gubernatorial election, 1877[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Marshall Stone (incumbent) 96,376 99.95
Other 47 0.05
Total votes 96,423 100.00
Democratic hold


  1. ^ "MS Governor 1877". Our Campaigns. Retrieved December 11, 2016.