1889 Virginia gubernatorial election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Virginia gubernatorial election, 1889

← 1885 November 5, 1889 1893 →
  Philip McKinney.jpg William Mahone.jpg
Nominee Philip W. McKinney William Mahone
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 163,180 121,240
Percentage 57.2% 42.5%

Governor before election

Fitzhugh Lee
Democratic

Elected Governor

Philip W. McKinney
Democratic

The 1889 Virginia gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1889 to elect the governor of Virginia.

Results[edit]

Virginia gubernatorial election, 1889[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Philip W. McKinney 163,180 57.19%
Republican William Mahone 121,240 42.49%
Prohibition Thomas E. Taylor 897 0.31%
Total votes 285,317 100.00%
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - VA Governor Race - Nov 05, 1889". Retrieved May 2, 2016.