1845 Alabama gubernatorial election

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Alabama gubernatorial election, 1845
← 1843 August 4, 1845 1847 →
Turnout9.57%
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Nominee Joshua L. Martin Nathaniel Terry Nicholas Davis
Party Democratic Whig
Popular vote 30,261 25,587 665
Percentage 53.55 45.28 1.18

Governor before election

Benjamin Fitzpatrick
Democratic

Elected Governor

Joshua L. Martin

The 1845 Alabama gubernatorial election took place on August 4, 1845 in order to elect the Governor of Alabama. Term started on December 10, 1845. Independent Joshua L. Martin won his only term as Governor with 53.5% of the vote.

Candidates[edit]

Independent Party[edit]

Democratic Party[edit]

  • Nathaniel Terry

Whig Party[edit]

Election[edit]

Alabama gubernatorial election, 1845[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Joshua L. Martin 30,261 53.55
Democratic Nathaniel Terry 25,587 45.28
Whig Nicholas Davis 665 1.18
Total votes 56,513 100.00
Independent gain from Democratic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AL Governor 1845". Our Campaigns. Retrieved March 8, 2019.