The 1833 Connecticut gubernatorial election was held on April 12, 1833. Former senator and Democratic nominee Henry W. Edwards was elected, defeating incumbent governor and National Republican nominee John S. Peters with 41.31% of the vote.
Peters won a plurality of the vote, but did not win a majority. The state constitution required in that case, the Connecticut General Assembly would elect the governor. Edwards won the vote in the state legislature and was elected governor.
Major party candidates
- Henry W. Edwards, Democratic
- John S. Peters, National Republican
Minor party candidates
- Zalmon Storrs, Anti-Masonic
|National Republican||John S. Peters (incumbent)||9,212||42.14%|
|Democratic||Henry W. Edwards||9,030||41.31%|
|Democratic gain from National Republican||Swing|
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