Missouri gubernatorial special election, 1825

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Missouri gubernatorial special election, 1825
Missouri
1824 ←
December 8, 1825
→ 1828

  Missouri Governor John Miller.jpg
Nominee John Miller William Carr David Todd
Party Democratic National Republican National Republican
Popular vote 2,793 1,610 1,291
Percentage 48.38% 27.89% 22.36%

Governor before election

Abraham J. Williams
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

John Miller
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial special election of 1825 was Missouri's third gubernatorial election. The election was held on December 8, 1825, to determine who would fill the remainder of the term of Frederick Bates who had died on August 4, 1825.[1] Interim governor Abraham J. Williams did not stand for election and John Miller was elected over William Carr, David Todd, and Missouri Attorney General Rufus Easton.

Results[edit]

1825 gubernatorial special election, Missouri[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John Miller 2,793 48.38 +48.38
National Republican William Carr 1,610 27.89
National Republican David Todd 1,291 22.36
Democratic-Republican Rufus Easton 79 1.37
Majority 1,183 20.49 +6.09
Turnout 5,773
Democratic gain from Democratic-Republican Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SOS, Missouri - State Archives: Governors". Sos.mo.gov. Retrieved 2013-03-21. 
  2. ^ "MO Governor - Special Election Race - Dec 08, 1825". Our Campaigns. 2005-03-08. Retrieved 2013-03-21.