1826 New York Gubernatorial Election
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1826 New York Gubernatorial Election

New York gubernatorial election, 1826

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Nominee DeWitt Clinton William B. Rochester
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Alliance Clintonian anti-Clintonian
Popular vote 99,785 96,135
Percentage 50.93% 49.07%

The 1826 New York gubernatorial election was held from November 6 to 8, 1826, to elect the governor and the lieutenant governor.

Candidates

The Clintonian faction of the Democratic-Republican Party nominated incumbent DeWitt Clinton for Governor and Henry Huntington for Lieutenant Governor.

The anti-Clintonian faction of the Democratic-Republican Party nominated former U.S. representative and Judge of the Eight Circuit Court William B. Rochester for Governor and former U.S. representative Nathaniel Pitcher for Lieutenant Governor.

Results

Incumbent Governor DeWitt Clinton was elected to a second term as Governor, and Nathaniel Pitcher, the candidate of the anti-Clintonian faction, was elected Lieutenant Governor.

New York gubernatorial election, 1826
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican (Clintonian) DeWitt Clinton 99,785 50.93%
Democratic-Republican (anti-Clintonian) William B. Rochester 96,135 49.07%
Total votes 195,920 100%

Sources

Result: The Tribune Almanac 1841



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