World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

New York state election, 1869

The 1869 New York state election was held on November 2, 1869, to elect the New York Court of Appeals was adopted by a small majority, with 247,240 for and 240,442 against it.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Results 2
  • Notes 3
  • Sources 4
  • See also 5

History

The Republican state convention met on September 24 at Thomas Hillhouse was nominated for Comptroller and John C. Robinson was nominated for State Engineer. They declined to run, and Sigel, Greeley and Taylor were substituted by the State Committee.

Results

The whole Democratic state ticket was elected.

The incumbents Nelson, Allen, Champlain, Bristol and Richmond were re-elected. The incumbents Woodruff, Mason and Hayt were defeated.

18 Democrats and 14 Republicans were elected to a two-year term (1870-1871) in the New York State Senate.

73 Democrats and 55 Republicans were elected for the session of 1870 to the New York State Assembly.

1869 state election results
Office Democratic ticket Republican ticket
Secretary of State Homer A. Nelson 330,974 Franz Sigel 310,733
Comptroller William F. Allen 330,371 Horace Greeley 307,668
Attorney General Marshall B. Champlain 336,774 Martin I. Townsend 306,133
Treasurer Wheeler H. Bristol 335,942 Thomas I. Chatfield 306,800
State Engineer Van Rensselaer Richmond 335,577 William B. Taylor 307,397
Judge of the Court of Appeals (full term) John A. Lott 328,988 Charles Mason 290,238
Judge of the Court of Appeals (short term)[2] Robert Earl 328,544 Lewis B. Woodruff 289,965
Canal Commissioner William W. Wright 336,513 Stephen T. Hayt 306,802
Inspector of State Prisons Fordyce L. Laflin 335,702 Daniel D. Conover 307,235

Notes

  1. ^ In 1866 the electorate voted for a Constitutional Convention to be held in 1867. This convention met from April to September 1867, then adjourned, and completed the work only in 1868, so that the new Constitution was voted upon only in 1869.
  2. ^ To fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John K. Porter, a judge was elected to a two-year term.

Sources

Result in The Tribune Almanac for 1870 compiled by Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune

See also

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.