1884 Missouri gubernatorial election

The 1884 Missouri gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1884 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, former Confederate general John S. Marmaduke, over the Republican candidate, former Congressman David Patterson Dyer, and Populist nominee John A. Brooks.

1884 Missouri gubernatorial election
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Nominee John S. Marmaduke Nicholas Ford
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 218,885 207,939
Percentage 50.05% 47.55%

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Governor before election

Thomas Theodore Crittenden
Democratic

Elected Governor

John S. Marmaduke
Democratic

Marmaduke died in 1887 and was replaced for the remainder of this term by Lt. Gov. Albert P. Morehouse.[1]

ResultsEdit

1884 gubernatorial election, Missouri[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John S. Marmaduke 218,885 50.05 -2.18
Republican Nicholas Ford 207,939 47.55 +8.91
Populist John A. Brooks 10,529 2.41 +2.41
Majority 10,946 2.50 -11.09
Turnout 437,353 20.17
Democratic hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Missouri Governors".
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - MO Governor Race - Nov 04, 1884".