1872 Missouri gubernatorial election
|Elections in Missouri|
The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1872 was Missouri's 17th gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 5, 1872 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, Silas Woodson, over the Republican candidate, former Senator John B. Henderson.
|Republican||John B. Henderson||121,889||43.74||+6.01|
|Democratic gain from Liberal Republican||Swing|