1864 Louisiana gubernatorial election (Union)

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Louisiana gubernatorial election (Union), 1864
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← 1863 (Confederate) February 22, 1864 1865 →
  Michael Hahn.jpg No image.svg Benjamin Franklin Flanders.jpg
Nominee Michael Hahn J. Q. Fellows Benjamin Flanders
Party Republican Independent Radical Republican
Popular vote 6,158 2,720 1,847
Percentage 57.42% 25.36% 17.22%

Governor before election

George F. Shepley

Elected Governor

Michael Hahn

The Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1864, was the first election to take place under the Louisiana Constitution of 1864. As a result of this election Michael Hahn became Governor of Union-controlled Louisiana.


Popular Vote[1]

Party Candidate Votes received Percentage
Republican Michael Hahn 6,158 57.42%
Independent J. Q. Fellows 2,720 25.36%
Radical Republican Benjamin Flanders 1,847 17.22%
Total Vote 10,725

Preceded by
1863 Louisiana gubernatorial election (Confederate)
Louisiana gubernatorial elections Succeeded by
1865 Louisiana gubernatorial election


  1. ^ Jeanne Frois. 2006. Louisiana Almanac, 2006–2007 Edition. Gretna, La: Pelican Pub. Co. p.547
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