1856 Philadelphia mayoral election

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Philadelphia mayoral election, 1856
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Nominee Richard Vaux Henry Dunning Moore
Party Democratic American Republican
Popular vote 29,534 25,445
Percentage 53.45% 46.05%

Mayor before election

Robert T. Conrad
Whig

Elected Mayor

Richard Vaux
Democratic

The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1856 saw the election of Richard Vaux.

Results[edit]

1856 Philadelphia mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard Vaux 29,534 53.45%
American Republican Henry Dunning Moore 25,445 46.05%
- William B. Thomas 275 0.50%
Turnout 55,254

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.