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1908 Florida gubernatorial election

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1908 Florida gubernatorial election

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Nominee Albert W. Gilchrist John M. Cheney Andrew Jackson Pettigrew
Party Democratic Republican Socialist
Popular vote 33,036 6,453 2,427
Percentage 78.82% 15.40% 5.79%

Governor before election

Napoleon B. Broward
Democratic

Elected Governor

Albert W. Gilchrist
Democratic

The 1908 Florida gubernatorial election was held on November 3, 1908. Incumbent Governor Napoleon B. Broward was term-limited. Democratic nominee Albert W. Gilchrist was elected with 78.82% of the vote.

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Democratic primary

Primary elections were held on May 19, 1908, with the Democratic runoff held on June 16, 1908.

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1][2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Albert W. Gilchrist 23,248 44.45
Democratic John N. C. Stockton 20,068 38.37
Democratic Jefferson B. Browne 8,986 17.18
Total votes 52,302 100.00
Democratic primary run-off results[1][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Albert W. Gilchrist 32,465 58.23
Democratic John N. C. Stockton 23,291 41.77
Total votes 55,756 100.00