California gubernatorial election, 1879

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California gubernatorial election, 1879
← 1875 September 3, 1879 1882 →
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Nominee George Clement Perkins Hugh J. Glenn William F. White
Party Republican Democratic Workingmen's
Popular vote 67,965 47,667 44,482
Percentage 42.42% 29.75% 27.76%

Governor before election

William Irwin
Democratic

Elected Governor

George C. Perkins
Republican

The 1879 California gubernatorial election was held on September 3, 1879 to elect the governor of California.

Results[edit]

California gubernatorial election, 1879[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican George Clement Perkins 67,965 42.42
Democratic Hugh J. Glenn 47,667 29.75
Workingmen's William F. White 44,482 27.76
Prohibition A. C. Clark 117 0.07
Other Write-ins 3 >0.01
Total votes 160,234 100
Republican gain from Democratic

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