The 1836 Connecticut gubernatorial election was held on April 6, 1836. Incumbent governor and Democratic nominee Henry W. Edwards was re-elected, defeating former governor, senator and Whig nominee Gideon Tomlinson with 53.93% of the vote.
Major party candidates
- Henry W. Edwards, Democratic
- Gideon Tomlinson, Whig
|Democratic||Henry W. Edwards (incumbent)||20,360||53.93%|
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