1886 California gubernatorial election

1886 California gubernatorial election
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Nominee Washington Bartlett John Franklin Swift C. C. O'Donnell
Party Democratic Republican Nonpartisan
Popular vote 84,965 84,316 12,227
Percentage 43.43% 43.10% 6.25%

Governor before election

George Stoneman
Democratic

Elected Governor

Washington Bartlett
Democratic

The 1886 California gubernatorial election was held on November 2, 1886 to elect the governor of California.

Results[edit]

California gubernatorial election, 1886[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Washington Bartlett 84,965 43.43
Republican John Franklin Swift 84,316 43.10
Nonpartisan C. C. O'Donnell 12,227 6.25
Know Nothing Peter D. Wigginton 7,377 3.77
Prohibition Joel Russell 6,432 3.29
Other Write-ins 336 0.17
Total votes 195,653 100
Democratic hold

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