1876 Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1876

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  AlexanderHRice.jpg Charles Francis Adams.jpg
Nominee Alexander H. Rice Charles Francis Adams Sr.
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Horatio G. Knight William R. Plunkett
Popular vote 137,665 106,850
Percentage 53.59% 41.59%

Governor before election

Alexander H. Rice
Republican

Elected Governor

Alexander H. Rice
Republican

Gubernatorial elections were held in Massachusetts on November 7, 1876.

Governor[edit]

Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 1876[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Alexander H. Rice 137,665 53.59%
Democratic Charles Francis Adams Sr. 106,850 41.59%
Prohibition John I. Baker 12,274 4.78%
Others Others 115 0.05%
Republican hold Swing

Lt. Governor[edit]

Massachusetts Lt. gubernatorial election, 1876[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Horatio G. Knight 140,475 54.30%
Democratic William R. Plunkett[3] 108,039 41.76%
Prohibition Daniel C. Eddy[4] 10,169 3.93%
Others Others 32 0.01%
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1876 Massachusetts governor results".
  2. ^ a b Manual for the General Court, 1877. Boston, MA: Albert J. Wright, State Printer. 1877.
  3. ^ Porterfield, Jason. Problems and Progress in American Politics: The Growth of the Democratic Party in the Late 1800s.
  4. ^ http://www.prohibitionists.org/history/votes/MA_can.htm