Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1799

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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1799
Pennsylvania
1796 ←
November 5, 1799 (1799-11-05) → 1802

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Candidate Thomas McKean James Ross
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Popular vote 37,244 32,643
Percentage 53.29% 46.71%

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County results*
  *Results unknown

Governor before election

Thomas Mifflin
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

Thomas McKean
Democratic-Republican

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1799 was between two candidates. Incumbent governor Thomas Mifflin was not running. The race was between Federalist Senator James Ross and Democratic-Republican Chief Justice Thomas McKean.

Results[edit]

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1799[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Thomas McKean 37,244 53.29%
Federalist James Ross 32,643 46.71%
Totals 69,887 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miller, Herman P; Baker, W. Harry (1911). Smull's Legislative Handbook and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania. p. 542. 

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