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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1878

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October 8, 1878 (1878-10-08)  1882 →
319,567  297,060
45.5%  42.3%
Andrew H. Dill  Samuel R. Mason
297,060  81,758
42.3%  11.65%
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Winner  Henry M Hoyt

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1878 occurred on October 8, 1878. Incumbent governor John F. Hartranft, a Republican, was not a candidate for re-election. Republican candidate Henry M. Hoyt defeated Democratic candidate Andrew H. Dill and Greenback candidate Samuel R. Mason to become Governor of Pennsylvania.

This election extended the governor's term from three to four years.

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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1878 Wikipedia


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