1855 Boston mayoral election

Boston mayoral election, 1855
← 1854 December 10, 1855 1856 →
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Candidate Alexander H. Rice Nathaniel B. Shurtleff
Party Republican Know Nothing
Popular vote 7,401% 5,390
Percentage 57.60% 41.95%

Mayor before election

Jerome V. C. Smith
Know Nothing

Elected Mayor

Alexander H. Rice
Republican

The Boston mayoral election of 1855 saw the election of Alexander H. Rice.

This was an early victory for a young Republican Party.

Results[edit]

1855 Boston mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander H. Rice 7,401 57.60%
Know Nothing Nathaniel B. Shurtleff 5,390 41.95%
Other Scattering 59 0.46%
Turnout 12,850

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "RaceID=730625". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 10, 2019.