Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1820

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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1820
Pennsylvania
1817 ←
November 7, 1820 (1820-11-07) → 1823

  Joseph Hiester.jpg WFindley.jpg
Candidate Joseph Hiester William Findlay
Party Federalist Democratic-Republican
Popular vote 67,905 66,300
Percentage 50.6% 49.4%

Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Results by County, 1820.svg

County results*
  *Results unknown

Governor before election

William Findlay
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

Joseph Hiester
Federalist

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1820 occurred on November 7, 1820. Incumbent Democratic-Republican governor William Findlay sought re-election, but was defeated by Federalist candidate Joseph Hiester.

Results[edit]

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1820[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Federalist Joseph Hiester 67,905 50.59%
Democratic-Republican William Findlay 66,300 49.39%
N/A Others 21 0.02%
Totals 134,226 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PA Governor General Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 3 July 2012.