California gubernatorial election, 1871

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California gubernatorial election, 1871
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  Newton Booth - Brady-Handy.jpg Henry Haight.jpg
Nominee Newton Booth Henry Huntly Haight
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 62,561 57,520
Percentage 52.11% 47.89%

Governor before election

H. H. Haight
Democratic

Elected Governor

Newton Booth
Republican

The 1871 California gubernatorial election was held on September 6, 1871 to elect the governor of California. Incumbent Henry Haight lost his bid for reelection.

Results[edit]

California gubernatorial election, 1871[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Newton Booth 62,561 52.11
Democratic Henry Huntly Haight 57,520 47.89
Total votes 120,101 100
Republican gain from Democratic

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