Samuel Bigger

Offices

Indiana House
Rush County
In office
Dec 2, 1833 to Dec 1, 1834
Assumed: General Election
Left: Switched Parties
Rush County
In office
Dec 1, 1834 to Dec 7, 1835

Party: Whig
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
Governor
Statewide
In office
Dec 9, 1840 to Dec 6, 1843

Party: Whig
Assumed: General Election
Left: Lost Reelection Bid
Samuel Bigger spent 5 years, 2 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the state level.

Elections

1840–Governor WON
General Election–Monday, August 3, 1840
53.69%
Samuel Bigger*, Whig, 62,932 votes
46.31%
Tilghman Howard, Democratic, 54,274 votes
Out of 117,206 votes casts, the margin of victory was 8,658 (7.38%)
1843–Governor LOST
General Election–Monday, August 7, 1843
50.16%
James Whitcomb*, Democratic, 60,784 votes
48.45%
Samuel Bigger (i), Whig, 58,721 votes
 1.39%
Elizur Deming, Liberty, 1,683 votes
 0.00%
 0.00%
William Steele, 1 votes
Out of 121,190 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,063 (1.71%)
In the 2 races we have results for, Samuel Bigger had a record of 1-1. That includes a record of 1-1 in 2 general elections.