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The Thorny Rose: The Americanization of an Urban, Immigrant, Working Class Regiment in the Civil War. A Social History of the 39th New York Volunteer Infantry
APPENDIX A
STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS: SELECTED YEARS*
*Compiled from Guide to American Elections, 397-437.

STATE YEAR CANDIDATE PARTY % POP. VOTE
Alabama 1855 Winston Democratic 57.2
    Shortbridge American 41.5
         
Arkansas 1856 Conway Democratic 64.6
    Yell American 35.4
         
California 1855 Johnson American 52.5*
    Bigler Democratic 47.5
  1857 Weller Democratic 47.5
    Stanly Republican 22.5
    Bowie American 20.8
         
Connecticut 1855 Minor American 43.5*
    Ingham Democratic 42.3
    Dutton Whig 14.2
  1856 Ingham Democratic 49.0
    Minor American 39.0
    Wells Republican 10.1
         
Delaware 1854 Causey American 52.6*
    Barton Democratic 47.4
         
Florida 1856 Perry Democratic 51.3
    Walker American 48.7
         
Georgia 1855 Johnson Democratic 52.1
    Andrews American 41.8
    Overby Temperance 6.1
  1857 Brown Democratic 55.1
    Hill American 44.9
         
Illinois 1856 Bissell Republican 47.0
    Richardson Democratic 45.0
    Morris American 8.0
         
Indiana 1856 No American Party candidate.
         
Iowa 1856 No American Party candidate.
         
Kentucky 1855 Morehead American 51.6*
    Clark Democratic 48.4
         
Louisana 1855 Wickliffe Democratic 53.6
    Derbigny American 46.5
         
Maine 1855 No American Party candidate.
         
Maryland 1855 Hicks American 54.9*
    Groome Democratic 45.1
         
Massachusetts 1854 Gardner American 62.6*
    Washburn Whig 20.9
    Bishop Democratic 10.6
  1855 Gardner American 37.7*
    Rockwell Republican 26.9
    Beach Democratic 25.5
  1856 Gardner Fremont/American 58.9*
    Beach Democratic 25.5
    Gordon Fillmore/American 6.6
  1857 Banks Republican 46.6
    Gardner American 28.8
    Beach Democratic 24.3
  1858 Banks Republican 57.6
    Beach Democratic 32.1
    Lawrence American 10.1
  1859 Banks Republican 54.0
    Butler Democratic 32.5
    Briggs American 13.2
  1860 Andrew Republican 61.6
    Beach Democratic 20.8
    Lawrence Constitutional/Union 14.0
         
Michigan 1856 No American Party candidate.
         
Minnesota 1857 No American Party candidate.
         
Mississippi 1855 McCrae Democratic 54.2
    Fontaine American 45.8
  1857 McWillie Democratic 66.0
    Yerger American 34.0
         
Missouri 1856 Polk Democratic 40.8
    Ewing American 35.2
    T. H. Benton Benton-Democratic 24.0
Missouri - Special Election 1857 Stewart Democratic 50.2
    Rollins Emmancipation-American 49.8
         
New Hampshire 1855 Metcalf American 50.7*
    Baker Democratic 41.8
    Bell Whig 5.3
  1856 Metcalf American 48.2*
    Wells Democratic 48.0
         
New Jersey 1854 Newell Fusion 51.3
    Alexander Democratic 48.7
         
New York 1854 Clark Fusion/Republican 33.4
    Seymour Soft Democratic 33.3
    Ullman American 26.1
    Bronson Hard Democratic 7.2
  1856 King Republican 44.5
    Parker Democratic 33.4
    Brooks American 22.0
  1858 Morgan Republican 45.5
    Parker Democratic 42.3
    Burrows American 11.2
         
North Carolina 1856 Bragg Democratic 56.2
    Gilmer American 43.8
         
Ohio 1855 No American Party candidate.
         
Pennsylvania 1857 Packer Democratic 52.0
    Wilmot Republican 40.2
    Hazlehurst American 7.8
         
Rhode Island 1855 Hoppin Whig-American 81.5*
    Potter Democratic 18.0
         
South Carolina   Not available.
         
Tennessee 1855 Johnston Democratic 50.8
    Gentry American 49.2
  1857 Harris Democratic 54.4
    Hatton American 45.6
         
Texas 1855 Pease Democratic 58.4
    Dickson American 37.9
  1857 Runnels Democratic 57.9
    Sam Houston American 42.1
  1959 Sam Houston Independent Democrats 56.8
    Runnels Democratic 43.2
         
Vermont 1855 Royce Republican 59.0
    Clark Democratic 29.4
    Slade American 8.3
         
Virginia 1855 Wise Democratic 53.2
    Flournoy American 46.8
         
Wisconsin 1855 No American Party candidate.

 

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