Illinois gubernatorial election, 1822

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Illinois gubernatorial election, 1822
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Nominee Edward Coles Joseph Phillips Thomas C. Browne
Party Independent Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Running mate Adolphus Hubbard Unknown Unknown
Popular vote 2,854 2,687 2,443
Percentage 33.16 31.22 28.39

Nominee James B. Moore
Party Democratic-Republican
Running mate Unknown
Popular vote 622
Percentage 7.23

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Green denotes a win by Coles, Gold by Browne, Red by Philips, and Blue by Moore.

Governor before election

Shadrach Bond

Elected Governor

Edward Coles

The 1822 Illinois gubernatorial election was Illinois's second gubernatorial election and its first competitive election. All candidates in the election represented the Democratic-Republican Party.


1822 gubernatorial election, Illinois[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Edward Coles 2,845 33.16 N/A
Democratic-Republican Joseph Phillips 2,687 31.22 N/A
Democratic-Republican Thomas C. Browne 2,443 28.39 N/A
Democratic-Republican James B. Moore 622 7.23 N/A
Majority 167 1.94 N/A
Turnout 8,606
Independent hold Swing


Illinois Blue Book