1863 California gubernatorial election
The 1863 California gubernatorial election was held on September 2, 1863 to elect the governor of California. Former governor John G. Downey was unsuccessful in his bid for reelection to a second, non-consecutive term, losing to former United States Representative Frederick Low.
|Democratic||John G. Downey||44,622||40.97|
|Nonpartisan||Joshua A. Norton||1||>0.01|
- "Our Campaigns - CA Governor Race - Sep 02, 1863". Retrieved April 25, 2016.
- Low ran on the joint Republican and Unionist ticket.