1814 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1814

← 1811 November 8, 1814 (1814-11-08) 1817 →
Nominee Simon Snyder Isaac Wayne
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Popular vote 51,099 29,566
Percentage 62.6% 36.2%

Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Results by County, 1814.svg
County Results
Snyder:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%      90-100%
Wayne:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%

Governor before election

Simon Snyder

Elected Governor

Simon Snyder

The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1814 occurred on November 8, 1814. After contemplating retirement, incumbent Democratic-Republican governor Simon Snyder instead chose to run for reelection. He earned a third term as the state's executive after defeating Federalist candidate Isaac Wayne, a former member of the Pennsylvania State Senate.


Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1814[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Simon Snyder 51,099 62.63
Federalist Isaac Wayne 29,566 36.24
Federalist George Latimer* 910 1.12
N/A Others 18 0.02
Total votes 81,593 100.00

*Note: Although Latimer ran as a Federalist, Wayne was the only Federalist to carry any counties, as shown on the map.


  1. ^ "PA Governor General Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 3 July 2012.
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