1852 Connecticut Gubernatorial Election
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1852 Connecticut Gubernatorial Election
1852 Connecticut gubernatorial election

← 1851 April 7, 1852 1853 →
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Nominee Thomas H. Seymour Green Kendrick
Party Democratic Whig
Popular vote 31,624 28,241
Percentage 50.39% 44.99%

Governor before election

Thomas H. Seymour

Elected Governor

Thomas H. Seymour

The 1852 Connecticut gubernatorial election was held on April 7, 1852. Incumbent governor and Democratic Party nominee Thomas H. Seymour defeated incumbent Lieutenant Governor and Whig nominee Green Kendrick with 50.39% of the vote.

General election


Major party candidates

  • Thomas H. Seymour, Democratic
  • Green Kendrick, Whig

Minor party candidates

  • Francis Gillette, Free Soil


1852 Connecticut gubernatorial election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Thomas H. Seymour 31,624 50.39%
Whig Green Kendrick 28,241 44.99%
Free Soil Francis Gillette 2,900 4.62%
Majority 3,383
Democratic hold Swing


  1. ^ "Our Campaigns". Retrieved .

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