1859 Boston mayoral election

Boston mayoral election, 1859
← 1858 December 12, 1859 1860 →
  Mayor FW LINCOLN (1).png MayorWightman (1).png Captain Julius A. Palmer (1).jpg
Candidate Frederic W. Lincoln Jr. Joseph Wightman Julius A. Palmer Jr.
Party Republican Democratic Temperance
Popular vote 5,950 4,827 628
Percentage 52.10% 42.26% 5.50%

Mayor before election

Frederic W. Lincoln Jr.
Republican

Elected Mayor

Frederic W. Lincoln Jr.
Republican

The Boston mayoral election of 1859 saw the reelection of Frederic W. Lincoln Jr. to a third consecutive term.

Results[edit]

1858 Boston mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frederic W. Lincoln Jr. (incumbent) 5,950 52.10%
Democratic Joseph Wightman 4,827 42.26%
Temperance Julius A. Palmer Jr. 628 5.50%
Other Scattering 16 0.14%
Turnout 11,421

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "RaceID=730629". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 10, 2019.