1872 Boston mayoral election

Boston mayoral election, 1872
← 1871 December 10, 1872[1] 1873 →
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Candidate Henry L. Pierce William Gaston
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 8,877 8,798
Percentage 50.11% 49.66%

Mayor before election

William Gaston
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Henry L. Pierce
Republican

The Boston mayoral election of 1872 saw the election of Henry L. Pierce, who narrowly unseated incumbent mayor William Gaston.

Results[edit]

1872 Boston mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry L. Pierce 8,877 50.11%
Democratic William Gaston (incumbent) 8,798 49.66%
Others Scattering 41 0.23%
Turnout 17,716

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "RaceID=727515". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 11, 2019.