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December 22, 1849

Elected by Legislature Election

Surveyor General
William R. Bassham Nonpartisan 2.1% Loss
William M. Eddy Nonpartisan 31.9% Loss
Owen P. Sutton Nonpartisan 8.5% Loss
Charles J. Whiting Nonpartisan 57.4% Win