The 1831 Connecticut gubernatorial election was held on April 8, 1831. Incumbent acting governor and National Republican nominee John S. Peters was elected to a term in his own right after the resignation of his predecessor Gideon Tomlinson, defeating Anti-Masonic nominee Zalmon Storrs with 68.75% of the vote.
Major party candidates
- John S. Peters, National Republican
Minor party candidates
- Zalmon Storrs, Anti-Masonic
- Henry W. Edwards, Jacksonian
- John T. Riley
- Timothy Pitkin, Federalist
|National Republican||John S. Peters (incumbent)||12,819||68.75%|
|Jacksonian||Henry W. Edwards||344||1.85%|
|Independent||John T. Riley||228||1.22%|
|National Republican hold||Swing|
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