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  NC - District 04 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > NC - District 04
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1870 - 06:45pm
Polls Open August 04, 1870 - 07:00pm
Polls Close August 04, 1870 - 10:00pm
Term Start December 07, 1870 - 12:00pm
Term End December 08, 1870 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler January 26, 2007 06:46pm
Data SourcesDubin, p. 214.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of John T. Deweese on 2/28/1870 for being caught accepting a bribe.

Gilliam won the election but died before Congress assembled. Although Sion Rogers won the regular election on the same day as this special election, the Conservatives ran John Manning Jr. in the special election for the third session of Congress.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1868
NameJohn Thomas DeWeese Votes14,796 (52.19%)
Term03/04/1869 - 03/04/1871 Margin1,240 (+4.37%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyConservative Won11/26/1870
NameJohn Manning, Jr. Votes11,797 (50.70%)
Term12/07/1870 - 03/04/1871 Margin325 (+1.40%)
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Name Robert B. Gilliam Madison Hawkins  
PartyConservative Republican  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)14,014 (50.83%) 13,556 (49.17%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -458 (-1.66%)  
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