Philadelphia mayoral election, 1874

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  William Stokley.jpg Alexander Kelly McClure (1).jpg
Nominee William S. Stokley Alexander McClure
Party Republican Independent
Popular vote 60,128 49,133
Percentage 55.03% 44.97%

Mayor before election

William S. Stokley

Elected Mayor

William S. Stokley

The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1874 saw the reelection of William S. Stokley.[1] He defeated Alexander McClure, an independent candidate who was supported by the Democratic party.[1]


1874 Philadelphia mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William S. Stokley (incumbent) 60,128 55.03%
Independent Alexander McClure 49,133 44.97%
Turnout 109,261


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