Philadelphia mayoral election, 1862
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Nominee Alexander Henry Daniel M. Fox
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 34,613 30,049
Percentage 53.53% 46.47%

Mayor before election

Alexander Henry

Elected Mayor

Alexander Henry

The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1862 saw the reelection of Alexander Henry to a third consecutive term. It was the first Philadelphia mayoral election to a three-year term, as previous elections since 1854 had been for two-year terms.


1862 Philadelphia mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alexander Henry (incumbent) 34,613 53.53%
Democratic Daniel M. Fox 30,049 46.47%
Turnout 64,662


  1. ^ "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.