1898 Alabama gubernatorial election

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Alabama gubernatorial election, 1898

← 1896 August 1, 1898 1900 →
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Nominee Joseph F. Johnston Gilbert B. Dean
Party Democratic Populist
Popular vote 110,551 50,052
Percentage 66.98% 30.32%

Governor before election

Joseph F. Johnston
Democratic

Elected Governor

Joseph F. Johnston
Democratic

The 1898 Alabama gubernatorial election took place on August 1, 1898, in order to elect the Governor of Alabama. Incumbent Democrat Joseph F. Johnston ran for a second term in office.[1]

Results[edit]

Alabama gubernatorial election, 1898[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph F. Johnston 110,551 66.98
Populist Gilbert B. Dean 50,052 30.32
Colored Republican Andrew J. Warner 3,084 1.90
Prohibition W. B. Witherspoon 1,327 0.80
Total votes 165,014 100.00
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alabama. Legislature. Senate (1900). Journal of the Senate of the State of Alabama.
  2. ^ "AL Governor 1898". Our Campaigns. Retrieved October 26, 2016.