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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1796

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1796

November 8, 1796 (1796-11-08)

 
Candidate Thomas Mifflin Frederick Muhlenberg
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Popular vote 30,020 1,011
Percentage 96.3% 3.2%

County results*
  *Results unknown

Governor before election

Thomas Mifflin
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

Thomas Mifflin
Democratic-Republican

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1796 occurred on November 8, 1796. Incumbent Democratic-Republican governor Thomas Mifflin successfully sought re-election to another term, defeating Federalist candidate Frederick Muhlenberg by a wide margin.

Results

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1796[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Thomas Mifflin 30,020 96.31%
Federalist Frederick Muhlenberg 1,011 3.24%
Federalist Anthony Wayne 139 0.45%
Totals 31,170 100.00%

References

  1. ^ "PA Governor General Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Returns 1796". House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
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