1826 New York gubernatorial election

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New York gubernatorial election, 1826

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  DeWitt Clinton by Rembrandt Peale.jpg
Nominee DeWitt Clinton William B. Rochester
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Running mate Henry Huntington Nathaniel Pitcher
Popular vote 99,785 96,135
Percentage 50.9% 49.1%

Governor before election

DeWitt Clinton

Elected Governor

DeWitt Clinton

The 1826 New York gubernatorial election was held from November 6 to 8, 1826, to elect the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor. Incumbent Governor DeWitt Clinton was elected to a second term as governor, and Nathaniel Pitcher, the running mate of his opponent, was elected lieutenant governor.


1826 General election results
Governor candidate Running Mate Party Popular Vote
DeWitt Clinton Henry Huntington Democratic-Republican (Clintonian) 99,785 (50.93%)
William B. Rochester Nathaniel Pitcher Democratic-Republican (Bucktails) 96,135 (49.07%)