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New York gubernatorial election, 1804


New York gubernatorial election, 1804

New York gubernatorial election, 1804

April, 1804

Nominee Morgan Lewis Aaron Burr
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Running mate John Broome Oliver Phelps
Popular vote 30,829 22,139
Percentage 58.2% 41.8%

Governor before election

George Clinton

Elected Governor

Morgan Lewis

The 1804 New York gubernatorial election was held in April 1804 to elect the Essex Junto). This scheme was opposed by High Federalist Alexander Hamilton, the party's national leader. Burr subsequently killed Hamilton in a duel, and Lewis won the election handily.


1804 General election results
Governor candidate Running Mate Party Popular Vote
Morgan Lewis John Broome Democratic-Republican (Clintonian) 30,829 58.20%
Aaron Burr Oliver Phelps Democratic-Republican (Tammany Hall)
22,139 41.80%
Note: Aaron Burr was the sitting Vice President of the United States

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