1858 Boston mayoral election

Boston mayoral election, 1858
← 1857 December 13, 1858 1859 →
  Mayor FW LINCOLN (1).png Moses Kimball (1).png Captain Julius A. Palmer (1).jpg
Candidate Frederic W. Lincoln Jr. Moses Kimball Julius A. Palmer Jr.
Party Republican Temperance
Popular vote 6,298 4,449 1,007
Percentage 52.65% 37.20% 8.42%

Mayor before election

Frederic W. Lincoln Jr.
Republican

Elected Mayor

Frederic W. Lincoln Jr.
Republican

The Boston mayoral election of 1858 saw the reelection of Frederic W. Lincoln Jr.

Although nominated by both the People's Union [1] and National American parties,[2] former mayor Jerome V. C. Smith himself refused to run he declined to run.[3]

Results[edit]

1858 Boston mayoral election[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frederic W. Lincoln Jr. (incumbent) 6,298 52.65%
- Moses Kimball 4,449 37.20%
Temperance Julius A. Palmer Jr. 1,007 8.42%
Know Nothing Jerome V. C. Smith 183 1.53%
Other Scattering 24 0.20%
Turnout 11,961

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boston Traveler, 18 November 1858, p. 2.
  2. ^ Boston Evening Transcript, 1 December 1858, p. 4.
  3. ^ Boston Evening Transcript, 13 December 1858, p. 2.
  4. ^ "RaceID=730629". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 10, 2019.