1862 Boston mayoral election

Boston mayoral election, 1862
← 1861 December 8, 1862[1] 1863 →
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Candidate Frederic W. Lincoln Jr. Joseph Wightman
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 6,352 5,287
Percentage 54.47% 45.34%

Mayor before election

Joseph Wightman
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Frederic W. Lincoln Jr.
Republican

The Boston mayoral election of 1862 saw the return of Frederic W. Lincoln Jr. to the mayoralty for a fourth non-consecutive term.

Results[edit]

1862 Boston mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frederic W. Lincoln Jr. 6,352 54.47%
Democratic Joseph Wightman (incumbent) 5,287 45.34%
Other Scattering 22 0.19%
Turnout 11,661

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "RaceID=730632". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 10, 2019.