|Elections in Pennsylvania|
The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1844 occurred on November 5, 1844. Incumbent Democratic governor David R. Porter was not a candidate for re-election. Democratic candidate Francis R. Shunk defeated Whig candidate Joseph Markle to become Governor of Pennsylvania.
|Democratic||Francis R. Shunk||160,322||50.27|
|Abolition||Francis Julius LeMoyne||2,566||0.81|
- "PA Governor General Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 5 July 2012.