1892 Florida gubernatorial election

The 1892 Florida gubernatorial election was held on October 4, 1892.[1][2] Democratic nominee Henry L. Mitchell defeated People's Party nominee Alonzo P. Baskin with 78.70% of the vote.

1892 Florida gubernatorial election

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Nominee Henry L. Mitchell Alonzo P. Baskin
Party Democratic Populist
Popular vote 32,064 8,379
Percentage 78.70% 20.57%

Governor before election

Francis P. Fleming
Democratic

Elected Governor

Henry L. Mitchell
Democratic

General electionEdit

CandidatesEdit

Major party candidates

Other candidates

  • Alonzo P. Baskin, People's
  • N. J. Hawley, Prohibition

ResultsEdit

1892 Florida gubernatorial election[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Henry L. Mitchell 32,064 78.70%
Populist Alonzo P. Baskin 8,379 20.57%
Prohibition N. J. Hawley 297 0.73%
Majority 23,685
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mead III, James Andrew (1971). "The Conservative Press And The Campaign". The Populist Party In Florida (PDF) (Master of Arts). Boca Raton, Florida: Florida Atlantic University. p. 64. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Florida Election". The record-union. Sacramento, Calif. 5 October 1892. p. 1. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  3. ^ People of Lawmaking in Florida
  4. ^ McGovern, Bernie. Florida Almanac 2007-2008. ISBN 9781455604418. Retrieved 2020-08-19.