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  NC US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline November 01, 1858 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 23, 1858 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 23, 1858 - 07:00pm
Term Start May 07, 1858 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1861 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.02% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler January 06, 2008 02:49pm
Data SourcesNorth Carolina Government (1979), p. 689; Raleigh Register 12/1/1858.
Description Clingman was appointed to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Sen. Biggs on 5/7/1858 and elected to the seat on 11/23/1858.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/24/1854
NameAsa Biggs Votes91 (56.88%)
Term03/04/1855 - 03/04/1861 Margin22 (+13.75%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNational Union Won12/05/1865
NameJohn Pool Votes1 (100.00%)
Term12/05/1865 - 03/04/1873 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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Name (I) Sen. Thomas L. Clingman Secretary of the Navy William Alexander Graham Rep. David Outlaw Scattering  
PartyDemocratic Whig Whig  
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Certified Votes103 (64.78%) 47 (29.56%) 6 (3.77%) 3 (1.89%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -56 (-35.22%) -97 (-61.01%) -100 (-62.89%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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