Missouri gubernatorial election, 1820

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1820
August 28, 1820 → 1824

  Alexander mcnair.jpg William Clark-Charles Willson Peale.jpg
Nominee Alexander McNair William Clark
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Popular vote 6,576 2,556
Percentage 72.01 % 27.99%

Governor before election

William Clark

Elected Governor

Alexander McNair

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1820 was Missouri's first gubernatorial election due to it becoming a state. In the election, which was held on August 28, 1820, territorial governor William Clark was defeated by Alexander McNair.[1]