|Elections in Pennsylvania|
The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1884 saw William Burns Smith defeat incumbent mayor Samuel G. King. This would ultimately be the last election to a three-year term as mayor, as the city subsequently extended mayoral terms to four years.
|Republican||William Burns Smith||79,552||53.04%|
|Democratic||Samuel G. King (incumbent)||70,440||46.96%|
- "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.