1890 South Dakota gubernatorial election

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South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1890
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← 1889 November 1, 1890 (1890-11-01) 1892 →
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Nominee Arthur C. Mellette H. L. Loucks Maris Taylor
Party Republican Independent Democratic
Running mate James H. Fletcher M. M. Price Sam A. Ramsey
Popular vote 34,487 24,591 18,484
Percentage 44.46 31.71 23.83

Governor before election

Arthur C. Mellette
Republican

Elected Governor

Arthur C. Mellette
Republican

The 1890 South Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1890, to elect the second Governor of South Dakota. Republican Arthur C. Mellette was re-elected, defeating Independent H. L. Loucks and Democrat Maris Taylor.

Results[edit]

South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1890[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Arthur C. Mellette (inc.) 34,487 44.46
Independent H. L. Loucks 24,591 31.71
Democratic Maris Taylor 18,484 23.83
Total votes 77,562 100
Majority 9,896 12.75
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Dakota Gubernatorial Elections, 1889–2006" (PDF). Humphrey School of Public Affairs. University of Minnesota. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 6, 2014. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
  2. ^ "SD Governor". Our Campaigns. September 27, 2005. Retrieved June 7, 2014.