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1874 New York state election

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1874 New York gubernatorial election

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John Adams Dix.jpg
Nominee Samuel Tilden John Adams Dix
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 416,374 366,065
Percentage 52.43% 46.09%

Governor before election

John Adams Dix

Elected Governor

Samuel Tilden

The 1874 New York state election was held on November 3, 1874, to elect the governor, the lieutenant governor, a judge of the New York Court of Appeals, a Canal Commissioner and an Inspector of State Prisons, as well as all members of the New York State Assembly and one member[1] of the New York State Senate.


The Prohibition state convention met on June 23 at Auburn, New York. James L. Bagg was temporary chairman until the choice of Charles C. Leigh[2] as president. Myron H. Clark was nominated for governor on the first ballot (vote: Clark 81, Horace V. Howland 27, Charles C. Leigh 9). James L. Bagg for lieutenant governor, Horace V. Howland for Judge of the Court of Appeals, Daniel Walford for Canal Commissioner, and Ira Bell for Prison Inspector, were nominated by acclamation.[3]

The Democratic state convention met on September 16 and 17 at Syracuse, New York. Samuel J. Tilden was nominated for governor on the first ballot (vote: Tilden 252, Amasa J. Parker 126, Lucius Robinson 6, J. McQuade 3, George G. Bradley 1). William Dorsheimer was nominated for lieutenant governor on the first ballot (vote: Dorsheimer 193, Smith M. Weed 135, Stephen T. Hayt 34, Edward F. Jones 15, George W. Schuyler 11). Adin Thayer was nominated for Canal Commissioner on the first ballot (vote: Thayer 196, Isaiah Fuller 148, Nathaniel P. Milliman 5). George Wagener was nominated for Prison Inspector during the first ballot when he had 118 votes and George W. Millspaugh 35. Theodore Miller was nominated for Judge of the Court of Appeals on the first ballot (vote: Miller 196, Robert Earl 115).[4]

The Republican state convention met on September 23 at the Opera House in Utica, New York. Theodore M. Pomeroy was temporary chairman until the choice of Ex-Governor Edwin D. Morgan as president. The incumbents Governor John A. Dix, Lieutenant Governor John C. Robinson, Judge Alexander S. Johnson,[5] Canal Commissioner Alexander Barkley and Prison Inspector Thomas Kirkpatrick were re-nominated by acclamation.[6]

The Liberal Republican state convention met on September 29 at Tweddle Hall in Albany, New York. Charles Hughes was president. The convention did not nominate a ticket.[7]


The whole Democratic ticket was elected, defeating all the incumbents.

The seat in the New York State Senate was won by Democrat Albert P. Laning.

75 Democrats and 53 Republicans were elected for the session of 1875 to the New York State Assembly.

1874 state election results
Office Democratic ticket Republican ticket Prohibition ticket
Governor Samuel J. Tilden 416,374 John Adams Dix 366,065 Myron H. Clark 11,768
Lieutenant Governor William Dorsheimer 416,714 John C. Robinson 365,226 James L. Bagg[8] 11,310
Judge of the Court of Appeals Theodore Miller 410,172 Alexander S. Johnson 360,760 Horace V. Howland[9] 9,537
Canal Commissioner Adin Thayer 417,023 Alexander Barkley 365,244 Daniel Walford 11,328
Inspector of State Prisons George Wagener 415,253 Thomas Kirkpatrick 365,734 Ira Bell[10] 11,344


  1. ^ to fill a vacancy in the 31st District
  2. ^ Charles C. Leigh, member of the State Assembly 1855
  4. ^ REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS in NYT on September 18, 1874
  5. ^ Johnson had been appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Rufus W. Peckham, Sr. in 1873
  7. ^ COCHRANE'S CONVENTION in NYT on September 30, 1874
  8. ^ James L. Bagg, a lawyer and banker from Syracuse, NY, Obit in NYT on February 13, 1901
  9. ^ Horace V. Howland, of Cayuga County
  10. ^ Ira Bell of St. Lawrence County, ran also in 1875 for Canal Commissioner


See also

New York gubernatorial elections

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