1826 Illinois gubernatorial election

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Illinois gubernatorial election, 1826

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Nominee Ninian Edwards Thomas Sloo, Jr.
Party Anti-Jacksonian Jacksonian
Running mate William Kinney Unknown
Popular vote 6,280 5,834
Percentage 49.47% 45.96%

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County Results


Edwards:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%      90-100%
Tie:      40-50% Edwards/Sloo
Sloo:      40-50%      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%      90-100%
Unknown/No Vote:

     

Governor before election

Edward Coles
Independent

Elected Governor

Ninian Edwards
Democratic-Republican

The Illinois gubernatorial election of 1826 was the third quadrennial election for this office. former Territorial Governor Ninian Edwards was elected with a 49% plurality. State senator Thomas Sloo, Jr. came in second and Former Lieutenant Governor Adolphus Hubbard came in third.

Results[edit]

1826 gubernatorial election, Illinois
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Anti-Jacksonian Ninian Edwards 6,280 49.47 N/A
Jacksonian Thomas Sloo Jr. 5,834 45.96 N/A
Independent Adolphus Hubbard 580 4.57 N/A
Majority 446 3.51 N/A
Turnout 12,694
Anti-Jacksonian gain from Independent Swing

References[edit]

  • Illinois Blue Book 1899