The 1827 Connecticut gubernatorial election was held on April 12, 1827. Former congressman, speaker and Democratic-Republican candidate Gideon Tomlinson defeated incumbent governor and Democratic-Republican candidate Oliver Wolcott Jr., winning with 56.71% of the vote.
The Democratic-Republicans in Connecticut had grown tired of governor Wolcott, and wished to replace him. They nominated Tomlinson instead, and Tomlinson fended off a challenge from Wolcott and his supporters.
- Gideon Tomlinson, Democratic-Republican, Tomlinson Faction
- Oliver Wolcott Jr., Democratic-Republican, Wolcott Faction
- David Daggett, Federalist
- Timothy Pitkin, Federalist
|Democratic–Republican||Oliver Wolcott Jr. (incumbent)||5,295||39.09%|