Missouri gubernatorial election, 1824

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1824
Missouri
1820 ←
August 2, 1824 → 1825 (special)

  Frederick Bates.jpg
Nominee Frederick Bates William Henry Ashley
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Popular vote 6,165 4,631
Percentage 57.10% 42.90%

Governor before election

Alexander McNair
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

Frederick Bates
Democratic-Republican

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1824 was Missouri's second gubernatorial election. In the election, which was held on August 2, 1824, Frederick Bates defeated Lt. Gov William Henry Ashley. Both candidates were members of the Democratic-Republican Party. The death of Frederick Bates in August 1825,[1] meant that the next election for governor of Missouri would be held little more than a year after this election.[2]

Results[edit]

1824 gubernatorial election, Missouri[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic-Republican Frederick Bates 6,165 57.10
Democratic-Republican William Henry Ashley 4,631 42.90
Majority 1,534 14.20 -29.82
Turnout 10,796
Democratic-Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SOS, Missouri - State Archives: Governors". Sos.mo.gov. Retrieved 2013-03-18. 
  2. ^ "MO Governor - Special Election Race - Dec 08, 1825". Our Campaigns. 2005-03-08. Retrieved 2013-03-18. 
  3. ^ "MO Governor Race - Aug 02, 1824". Our Campaigns. 2005-03-08. Retrieved 2013-03-18.