Alvin P. Hovey

Offices

U.S. House
District 1
In office
Mar 4, 1887 to Jan 17, 1889

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Assumed Other Office
Governor
Statewide
In office
Jan 14, 1889 to Nov 23, 1891

Party: Republican
Assumed: General Election
Left: Died
Alvin P. Hovey spent 4 years, 8 months, 24 days in office in Indiana, including 1 year, 10 months, 16 days at the federal level and 2 years, 10 months, 9 days at the state level.

Elections

1888–Governor WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1888
49.03%
Alvin P. Hovey*, Republican, 263,194 votes
48.62%
Courtland C. Matson, Democratic, 260,994 votes
 1.85%
Jasper S. Hughes, Prohibition, 9,920 votes
 0.50%
John B. Milroy, Union Labor, 2,702 votes
Out of 536,810 votes casts, the margin of victory was 2,200 (0.41%)
In the 1 races we have results for, Alvin P. Hovey had a record of 1-0. That includes a record of 1-0 in 1 general election.