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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1805

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1805

November 5, 1805 (1805-11-05)

Candidate Thomas McKean Simon Snyder
Party Independent Democratic-Republican
Popular vote 43,644 38,483
Percentage 53.1% 46.9%

County results key:
  Simon Snyder
  Thomas McKean
  Results unknown

Governor before election

Thomas McKean

Elected Governor

Thomas McKean

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1805 occurred on November 5, 1805. Incumbent Independent Democratic governor Thomas McKean successfully sought re-election to another term, defeating Democratic-Republican candidate Simon Snyder.


Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1805[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Thomas McKean 43,644 53.14%
Democratic-Republican Simon Snyder 38,483 46.86%
Totals 82,127 100.00%


  1. ^ "PA Governor General Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
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