1888 General Election Results: Governor

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Top Line Results
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%)