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New York gubernatorial election, 1842

New York gubernatorial election, 1842

November 8, 1842

Nominee William C. Bouck Luther Bradish
Party Democratic Whig
Running mate Daniel S. Dickinson Gabriel Furman
Popular vote 208,072 186,091
Percentage 51.8% 46.4%

Governor before election

William H. Seward

Elected Governor

William C. Bouck

The 1842 New York gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1842 to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New York.


This was the first gubernatorial election in New York which was held on a single day. Until 1841, the State elections had been held during three days beginning on the first Monday in November. In 1842, the State Legislature fixed the election day permanently on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.


1842 General election results
Governor candidate Running Mate Party Popular Vote
William C. Bouck Daniel S. Dickinson Democratic 208,072 (51.83%)
Luther Bradish Gabriel Furman Whig 186,091 (46.36%)
Alvan Stewart Charles O. Shepard Liberty 7,263 (1.81%)

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