Missouri gubernatorial election, 1888

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1888
Missouri
1884 ←
November 6, 1888 → 1892

  David R. Francis cph.3a00321.jpg
Nominee David R. Francis Elbert E. Kimball
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 255,764 242,531
Percentage 49.36% 46.81%

Governor before election

Albert P. Morehouse
Democratic

Elected Governor

David R. Francis
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1888 was Missouri's twenty-second gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 6, 1888 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, Mayor of St. Louis David R. Francis, over the Republican candidate Elbert E. Kimball, Union Labor candidate Ahira Manring, and Prohibition candidate Frank M. Lowe.

Results[edit]

1888 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic David R. Francis 255,764 49.36 -0.69
Republican Elbert E. Kimball 242,531 46.81 -0.74
Union Labor Party Ahira Manring 15,438 2.98 +2.98
Prohibition Frank M. Lowe 4,389 0.85 +0.85
Majority 13,233 2.55 +0.05
Turnout 518,122 23.89
Democratic hold Swing

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