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Date Type Results
Nov 08, 2016 General Election
  Democratic Primary Winner
0
0.00%
  Republican Primary Winner
0
0.00%
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 Pat Toomey
2,028,945
51.01%
 Joe Sestak
1,948,716
48.99%
Apr 28, 2009 Party Switch
 Arlen Specter(I)
1
100.00%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 Arlen Specter(I)
2,925,080
52.62%
 Joe Hoeffel
2,334,126
41.99%
 James N. Clymer
220,056
3.96%
 Elizabeth "Betsy" Summers
79,263
1.43%
 Unidentified Scattering
580
0.01%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 Arlen Specter(I)
1,814,180
61.34%
 William R. "Bill" Lloyd, Jr.
1,028,839
34.79%
 Dean L. Snyder
68,377
2.31%
 Jack Iannantuono
46,103
1.56%
Nov 03, 1992 General Election
 Arlen Specter(I)
2,358,125
48.90%
 Lynn Yeakel
2,244,966
46.55%
 John F. "Jack" Perry III
219,319
4.55%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Arlen Specter(I)
1,906,537
56.44%
 Robert W. "Bob" Edgar
1,448,219
42.87%
 Lance S. Haver
23,470
0.69%
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 Arlen Specter
2,230,404
50.48%
 Peter F. Flaherty
2,122,391
48.04%
 Linda Mohrbacher
27,229
0.62%
 David K. Walter
18,595
0.42%
 Lee Frissell
16,089
0.36%
 Frank Kinces
3,334
0.08%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 Richard S. Schweiker(I)
1,843,317
53.00%
 Peter F. Flaherty
1,596,121
45.89%
 George W. Shankey
38,004
1.09%
  Others
370
0.01%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Richard S. Schweiker
2,399,762
51.90%
 Joseph Sill Clark(I)
2,117,662
45.80%
 Frank W. Gaydosh
96,742
2.09%
 Benson Perry
7,198
0.16%
 Pearl Chertov
2,743
0.06%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Joseph Sill Clark(I)
2,238,383
51.06%
 James E. Van Zandt
2,134,649
48.70%
 Arla A. Albaugh
10,387
0.24%
  Scattering (W)
2
0.00%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Joseph Sill Clark
2,268,641
50.08%
 James H. "Jim" Duff(I)
2,250,671
49.69%
 George S. Taylor
7,922
0.17%
 Herbert Lewin
2,640
0.06%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 James H. "Jim" Duff
1,820,400
51.30%
 Francis J. Myers(I)
1,694,076
47.74%
 Earl N. Bergerstock
12,618
0.36%
 Jack Still
8,353
0.24%
 Lillian R. Narins
5,516
0.16%
 William J. Van Essen
4,864
0.14%
 Frank Knotek
1,596
0.04%
  Clyde A. Turner
1,219
0.03%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Francis J. Myers
1,864,735
49.99%
 James John Davis(I)
1,840,943
49.35%
 J. Henry Stump
14,129
0.38%
 Charles Palmer
8,599
0.23%
 Frank Knotek
1,989
0.05%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 James John Davis(I)
2,086,931
54.70%
 George H. Earle
1,694,367
44.41%
 David H.H. Felix
20,155
0.53%
 Furest S. Van Valin
9,327
0.24%
 Reginald B. Naugle
2,508
0.07%
 Pat Toohey
1,530
0.04%
  Scattering (W)
104
0.00%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 James John Davis(I)
1,375,549
49.46%
 Lawrence H. Rupp
1,200,767
43.18%
 Edwin J. Fithian
106,597
3.83%
 William J. Van Essen
91,556
3.29%
 Harry M. Wicks
6,426
0.23%
 Unidentified Scattering
145
0.01%
Nov 04, 1930 Special Election
 James John Davis
1,462,186
71.54%
 Sedgwick Kistler
523,338
25.61%
 William J. Van Essen
26,796
1.31%
 S. W. Bierer
24,498
1.20%
 Emmett Patrick Cush
6,960
0.34%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
42
0.00%
Dec 11, 1929 Appointment
 Joseph R. Grundy
1
100.00%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 William Scott Vare
822,187
54.64%
 William B. Wilson
648,680
43.11%
 Elisha K. Kane
19,523
1.30%
 George W. Snyder
9,869
0.66%
 A. J. Carey
3,094
0.21%
 Robert Colvin Macauley Jr.
1,053
0.07%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
290
0.02%
Nov 07, 1922 Special Election
 George Wharton Pepper(I)
819,507
57.60%
 Fred B. Kerr
468,330
32.92%
 Earl W. Thompson
57,075
4.01%
 William J. Van Essen
38,440
2.70%
 Frank G. Lewis
34,089
2.40%
 James A. Robinson
5,356
0.38%
May 16, 1922 Special Election Primary
 Fred B. Kerr
124,410
99.31%
 Unidentified Scattering
869
0.69%
May 16, 1922 Special Election Primary
 George Wharton Pepper
577,584
55.82%
 William J. Burke
386,375
37.34%
 Edward R. Wood
70,797
6.84%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
47
0.00%
May 16, 1922 Special Election Primary
 Frank G. Lewis
5,708
92.62%
 Unidentified Scattering
455
7.38%
May 16, 1922 Special Election Primary
 William J. Van Essen
301
30.16%
 William J. Burke
389
38.98%
 Unidentified Scattering
174
17.43%
 Charles Sehl
134
13.43%
Jan 09, 1922 Appointment
 George Wharton Pepper
1
100.00%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Boies Penrose(I)
1,067,989
59.94%
 John A. Farrell
484,362
27.18%
 Leah C. Marion
132,610
7.44%
 L. Birch Wilson
67,316
3.78%
 Robert J. Wheeler
27,401
1.54%
 Joseph E. Jennings
2,110
0.12%
  Scattering
55
0.00%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Boies Penrose(I)
519,801
46.75%
 Gifford Pinchot
269,265
24.22%
 A. Mitchell Palmer
266,415
23.96%
 Fred W. Whiteside
37,950
3.41%
 Madison F. Larkin
17,685
1.59%
 A. S. Landis
680
0.06%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
136
0.01%
Jan 19, 1909 General Election
 Boies Penrose(I)
198
81.15%
 George M. Dimeling
42
17.21%
 Edwin Sydney Stuart
2
0.82%
 John O. Sheatz
1
0.41%
 William Potter
1
0.41%
Jan 20, 1903 General Election
 Boies Penrose(I)
194
78.54%
 James M. Guffey
52
21.05%
 Walter F. Leadom
1
0.40%
Jan 19, 1897 General Election
 Boies Penrose
210
84.00%
 Chauncey F. Black
39
15.60%
 John Wanamaker
1
0.40%
Jan 20, 1891 General Election
 J. Donald Cameron(I)
144
57.60%
 Chauncey F. Black
94
37.60%
 Austin L. Taggart
7
2.80%
 Theodore L. Flood
3
1.20%
 Joseph Crocker Sibley
1
0.40%
 Harry White
1
0.40%
Jan 20, 1885 General Election
 J. Donald Cameron(I)
163
64.94%
 William A. Wallace
69
27.49%
  Not Voting
14
5.58%
 William D. Kelley
2
0.80%
 A. W. Acheson
1
0.40%
 Charles N. Brumm
1
0.40%
 George Shiras
1
0.40%
Jan 20, 1879 General Election
 J. Donald Cameron(I)
135
53.78%
 Hiester Clymer
92
36.65%
 Daniel Agnew
16
6.37%
 Edward McPherson
3
1.20%
  Not Voting
3
1.20%
 M. Russell Thayer
1
0.40%
 Galusha A. Grow
1
0.40%
Mar 20, 1877 Special Election
 J. Donald Cameron
147
58.57%
 Andrew H. Dill
92
36.65%
  Not Voting
9
3.59%
 Hiester Clymer
1
0.40%
 Andrew G. Curtin
1
0.40%
 John Jackson
1
0.40%
Jan 21, 1873 General Election
 Simon Cameron(I)
76
57.14%
 William A. Wallace
50
37.59%
  Not Voting
5
3.76%
 Thomas Marshall
1
0.75%
 Hendrick B. Wright
1
0.75%
Jan 15, 1867 General Election
 Simon Cameron
82
62.60%
 Edgar Cowan(I)
49
37.40%
Jan 08, 1861 General Election
 Edgar Cowan
98
73.68%
 Henry D. Foster
35
26.32%
Jan 14, 1856 General Election
 William Bigler
82
61.65%
 Edward Joy Morris
43
32.33%
  Not Voting
7
5.26%
 John C. Flenniken
1
0.75%
Jan 10, 1849 General Election
 James Cooper
66
46.48%
 Richard Brodhead
62
43.66%
 Thaddeus Stevens
7
4.93%
 William Morris Meredith
3
2.11%
  Abstaining
2
1.41%
 George Ford
2
1.41%
Mar 13, 1845 Special Election
 Simon Cameron
67
50.38%
 George W. Woodward
55
41.35%
  Not Voting
5
3.76%
 Joseph R. Ingersoll
2
1.50%
 John Banks
1
0.75%
 Peter A. Brown
1
0.75%
 Thomas S. Bell
1
0.75%
  Theodore D. Cochran
1
0.75%
Jan 10, 1843 General Election
 James Buchanan(I)
74
56.06%
 John Banks
54
40.91%
  Not Voting
2
1.52%
 Richard Brodhead
1
0.76%
 John Gibons
1
0.76%
Dec 14, 1836 General Election
 James Buchanan(I)
85
64.39%
 Thomas M. T. McKennan
24
18.18%
 Charles Penrose
21
15.91%
 Isaac Leet
1
0.76%
 Thomas S. Cunningham
1
0.76%
Dec 06, 1834 Special Election
 James Buchanan
66
49.62%
 Amos Ellmaker
31
23.31%
 James Clarke
26
19.55%
 Joseph Lawrence
6
4.51%
  Not Voting
3
2.26%
 Joel B. Sutherland
1
0.75%
Dec 16, 1830 General Election
 William Wilkins
72
54.55%
 James S. Stevenson
31
23.48%
 Richard Coulter
11
8.33%
 Harmar Denny
10
7.58%
 George M. Dallas
5
3.79%
  Not Voting
2
1.52%
  Scattering
1
0.76%
  William Marks(I)
0
0.00%
Feb 18, 1825 General Election
 William Marks
73
54.89%
 Thomas Burnside
27
20.30%
 John Sergeant
19
14.29%
  Not Voting
12
9.02%
 Samuel D. Ingham
2
1.50%
Dec 08, 1818 General Election
 Walter Lowrie
87
67.97%
 Isaac Weaver
32
25.00%
  Not Voting
8
6.25%
 John Tod
1
0.78%
Dec 08, 1812 General Election
 Abner Lacock
63
55.26%
 Daniel Montgomery
26
22.81%
 James Brady
22
19.30%
 Isaac Weaver
3
2.63%
Jan 13, 1807 General Election
 Andrew Gregg
55
36.91%
 John Steele
54
36.24%
 Nathaniel B. Boileau
40
26.85%
Dec 16, 1801 Special Election
 George Logan
68
63.55%
 Joseph Hiester
30
28.04%
 Unidentified Scattering
9
8.41%
Feb 18, 1801 General Election
 John P. Muhlenberg
46
50.00%
 George Logan
45
48.91%
 William Jones
1
1.09%
Feb 26, 1795 General Election
 William Bingham
58
56.86%
 Peter Muhlenberg
35
34.31%
  Not Voting
9
8.82%
Jan 10, 1789 General Election
 Robert Morris
1
100.00%

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