Missouri gubernatorial election, 1876

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1876
Missouri
1874 ←
November 7, 1876
→ 1880

  John smith phelps.jpg GAFinkelnburg.jpg
Nominee John S. Phelps Gustavus A. Finkelnburg
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 199,583 147,684
Percentage 56.99% 42.17%

Governor before election

Charles Henry Hardin
Democratic

Elected Governor

John S. Phelps
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1876 was Missouri's nineteenth gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 7, 1876 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, former Congressman (and 1868 gubernatorial nominee) John S. Phelps, over the Republican candidate, former Congressman Gustavus A. Finkelnburg, and Greenback nominee J. P. Alexander.

Results[edit]

1876 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John S. Phelps 199,583 56.99 -0.17
Republican Gustavus A. Finkelnburg 147,684 42.17 -0.67
Greenback J. P. Alexander 2,962 0.85 +0.85
Majority 51,899 14.82 +0.50
Turnout 350,229 20.35
Democratic hold Swing

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