California gubernatorial election, 1886

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California gubernatorial election, 1886
← 1882 November 2, 1886 1890 →
  Washington Bartlett.jpg John Franklin Swift.jpeg 3x4.svg
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
American 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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