1888 Missouri gubernatorial election

The 1888 Missouri gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 1888 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, Mayor of St. Louis David R. Francis, over the Republican candidate Elbert E. Kimball, Union Labor candidate Ahira Manring, and Prohibition candidate Frank M. Lowe.

1888 Missouri gubernatorial election
← 1884 November 6, 1888 1892 →
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Nominee David R. Francis Elbert Kimball
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 255,764 242,531
Percentage 49.36% 46.81%

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Governor before election

Albert P. Morehouse
Democratic

Elected Governor

David R. Francis
Democratic

ResultsEdit

1888 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic David R. Francis 255,764 49.36 -0.69
Republican Elbert E. Kimball 242,531 46.81 -0.74
Union Labor Party Ahira Manring 15,438 2.98 +2.98
Prohibition Frank M. Lowe 4,389 0.85 +0.85
Majority 13,233 2.55 +0.05
Turnout 518,122 23.89
Democratic hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MO Governor Race - Nov 06, 1888".