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| Samuel R. Mason|
| Henry M Hoyt|Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1878 Wikipedia
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.