1841 Michigan gubernatorial election

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Michigan gubernatorial election, 1841

← 1839 November 1, 1841-November 2, 1841 1843 →
  John S. Barry.png Philo C. Fuller1.png
Nominee John S. Barry Philo C. Fuller
Party Democratic Whig
Popular vote 20,993 15,449
Percentage 55.74% 41.02%

Governor before election

James Wright Gordon
Whig

Elected Governor

John S. Barry
Democratic

The 1841 Michigan gubernatorial election was held from November 1, 1841 to November 2, 1841. Democrat nominee John S. Barry defeated Whig nominee Philo C. Fuller with 55.74% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

Other candidates

  • Jabez S. Fitch, Liberty

Results[edit]

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1841[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John S. Barry 20,993 55.74
Whig Philo C. Fuller 15,449 41.02
Liberty Jabez S. Fitch 1,223 3.25
Total votes 37,665 100
Democratic gain from Whig

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MI Governor - Nov 01, 1841". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 26, 2019.