1862 Philadelphia mayoral election

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Philadelphia mayoral election, 1862
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Nominee Alexander Henry Daniel M. Fox
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 34,613 30,049
Percentage 53.53% 46.47%

Mayor before election

Alexander Henry
Republican

Elected Mayor

Alexander Henry
Republican

The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1862 saw the reelection of Alexander Henry. It was the first Philadelphia mayoral election to a three-year term, as previous elections since 1854 had been for two-year terms.

Results[edit]

1862 Philadelphia mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander Henry (incumbent) 34,613 53.53%
Democratic Daniel M. Fox 30,049 46.47%
Turnout 64,662

References[edit]

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