1898 Michigan gubernatorial election

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1898 Michigan gubernatorial election

← 1896 November 1, 1898 1900 →
  HazenSPingreeDetroitMayor.jpg Justin Rice Whiting (Michigan Congressman).jpg
Nominee Hazen S. Pingree Justin R. Whiting
Party Republican Silver
Popular vote 243,239 168,142
Percentage 57.75% 39.92%

Governor before election

Hazen S. Pingree
Republican

Elected Governor

Hazen S. Pingree
Republican

The 1898 Michigan gubernatorial election was held on November 1, 1898. Incumbent Republican Hazen S. Pingree defeated Fusion candidate of the Democratic People's Union Silver Party, candidate Justin R. Whiting with 57.75% of the vote.

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Major party candidates

Other candidates

  • Justin R. Whiting, Democratic People's Union Silver
  • Noah W. Cheever, Prohibition
  • Sullivan W. Cook, People's
  • George Hasseler, Socialist Labor

Results[edit]

Michigan gubernatorial election, 1898[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Hazen S. Pingree 243,239 57.75
Silver Justin R. Whiting 168,142 39.92
Prohibition Noah W. Cheever 7,006 1.66
People's Sullivan W. Cook 1,656 0.39
Socialist Labor George Hasseler 1,101 0.26
Write-ins 20 0.01
Total votes 421,164 100
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Campaigns - MI Governor - Nov 01, 1898". Our Campaigns. Retrieved November 28, 2019.