1849 General Election Results: Governor

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Top Line Results
Monday, August 6, 1849
52.27%
Joseph Albert Wright*, Democratic, 76,996 votes
45.64%
John A. Matson, Whig, 67,218 votes
 2.09%
James Harrison Cravens, Free Soil, 3,076 votes
 0.00%
Ephraim Traube, Write-In, 3 votes
Out of 147,293 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,778 (6.63%)