1839 Rhode Island gubernatorial election

The 1839 Rhode Island gubernatorial election was held on April 17, 1839.[1][2]

Rhode Island gubernatorial election
1839 Rhode Island gubernatorial election


 1838 April 17, 1839 1840 
 
Nominee William Sprague Nathaniel Bullock Tristram Burges
Party Whig Democratic Liberal
Popular vote 2,908 2,771 457
Percentage 47.11% 44.89% 7.40%

Governor before election

William Sprague
Whig

Elected Governor

Samuel Ward King (acting)
Whig

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Incumbent WhigGovernorWilliam Sprague ran for re-election for a second term against Democratic nominee Nathaniel Bullock and Liberal nominee Tristram Burges.

Since no candidate received a majority in the popular vote, the senior Senator, Samuel Ward King, acted as Governor for the term.[3]

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1839 Rhode Island gubernatorial election[6][7][8][9][10][11][lower-alpha 1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Whig William Sprague 2,908 47.11%
Democratic Nathaniel Bullock 2,771 44.89%
Federalist Party Tristram Burges 457 7.40%
Scattering 37 0.60%
Majority 137 2.22%
Turnout 6,173
Whighold Swing

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