1843 Michigan gubernatorial election

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Michigan gubernatorial election, 1843

← 1841 November 6, 1843-November 7, 1843 1845 →
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Nominee John S. Barry Zino Pitcher
Party Democratic Whig
Popular vote 21,392 14,899
Percentage 54.76% 38.14%

Governor before election

John S. Barry
Democratic

Elected Governor

John S. Barry
Democratic

The 1843 Michigan gubernatorial election was held from November 6, 1843 to November 7, 1843. Incumbent Democrat John S. Barry defeated Whig nominee Zino Pitcher with 54.76% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results[edit]

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1843[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John S. Barry 21,392 54.76
Whig Zino Pitcher 14,899 38.14
Liberty James G. Birney 2,776 7.11
Total votes 39,067 100
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MI Governor - Nov 06, 1843". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 26, 2019.