1880 North Carolina gubernatorial election

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1880 North Carolina gubernatorial election

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Nominee Thomas Jordan Jarvis Ralph P. Buxton
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 121,837 115,559
Percentage 51.32% 48.68%

Governor before election

Thomas Jordan Jarvis
Democratic

Elected Governor

Thomas Jordan Jarvis
Democratic

The 1880 North Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1880. Incumbent Democrat Thomas Jordan Jarvis defeated Republican nominee Ralph P. Buxton with 51.32% of the vote.

Democratic convention[edit]

The Democratic convention was held on June 17, 1880.[1]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic convention results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas Jordan Jarvis 680 54.93
Democratic Daniel Gould Fowle 449 36.27
Democratic Alfred Moore Scales 108 8.72
Total votes 1,238 100.00

Republican convention[edit]

The Republican convention was held on July 7, 1880.[1]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican convention results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ralph P. Buxton 215 92.67
Republican Oliver H. Dockery 17 7.33
Total votes 232 100.00

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Thomas Jordan Jarvis, Democratic
  • Ralph P. Buxton, Republican

Results[edit]

1880 North Carolina gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Thomas Jordan Jarvis 121,837 51.32%
Republican Ralph P. Buxton 115,559 48.68%
Majority 6,278
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "North Carolina Manual". 1991. Retrieved 2020-09-20.
  2. ^ Kalb, Deborah (24 December 2015). Guide to U.S. Elections. ISBN 9781483380353. Retrieved 2020-09-20.