1824 Ohio gubernatorial election

The 1824 Ohio gubernatorial election was held on October 12, 1824. The election was a rematch of 1822, with only the top two contenders returning. Incumbent Governor Morrow and Speaker of the Senate Trimble, who also served as acting Governor in 1822, both increased their vote share, lacking any other challengers. In this election, the two candidates agreed on the major issues, including support for a public school system and the development of internal improvements.[1][2]

Ohio gubernatorial election, 1824

October 8, 1822
Nominee Jeremiah Morrow Allen Trimble
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Popular vote 39,526 37,108
Percentage 51.58% 48.42%

Governor before election

Jeremiah Morrow

Elected Governor

Jeremiah Morrow

This was the last gubernatorial election that the Democratic-Republicans won in Ohio. About a month later, Henry Clay would win Ohio in the Presidential election over Jackson and Adams, with both Morrow and Trimble joining his Whig Party.

General election


Ohio gubernatorial election, 1822[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic-Republican Jeremiah Morrow 39,526 51.58%
Democratic-Republican Allen Trimble 37,108 48.42%
Majority 2,418 3.16%
Turnout 76,634
Democratic-Republican hold Swing


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