1878 Gubernatorial General Election Results - Pennsylvania
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Popular Vote
Henry M. HoytRepublican 319,567 45.51%
Andrew H. DillDemocratic 297,061 42.31%
Samuel R. MasonNational Greenback 81,758 11.64%
Franklin H. LaneProhibition 3,759 0.54%
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Election Notes:
  • According to the source, the statewide total for Andrew H. Dill is 297,060, but the sum of the reported county totals is 297,061. This report uses the later figure.
  • Smull's Legislative Handbook shows a statewide total for Franklin H. Lane of 3653, but without a county breakdown. The county breakdown in this report have been taken from the American Almanac for 1880, which reported a statewide total of 3759.
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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: General Assembly of Pennsylvania. Smull's Legislative Handbook, General Assembly of Pennsylvania (http://staffweb.wilkes.edu/harold.cox/gov/PaGov1878.html) (accessed 12 Sep 2016)
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