1870 Missouri gubernatorial election
The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1870 was Missouri's 16th gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 8, 1870 and resulted in a victory for the Liberal Republican nominee, former Senator Benjamin Gratz Brown, over incumbent Republican Governor Joseph W. McClurg.
|Liberal Republican||Benjamin Gratz Brown||104,374||62.27||+62.27|
|Republican||Joseph W. McClurg||63,235||37.73||-5.60|
|Liberal Republican gain from Republican||Swing|