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  FL At Large
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Florida > FL - District 01
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 29, 1872 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1872 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1872 - 06:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1873 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1875 - 12:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH January 09, 2011 04:12am
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 223.
Description Florida gained a second seat in the U.S. House and elected the two at large.

Purman resigned on 1/25/1875, and the seat remained vacant throughout the remainder of the Congress.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1870
NameJosiah T. Walls Votes12,439 (51.29%)
Term03/04/1871 - 03/04/1873 Margin627 (+2.59%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyConservative Won01/29/1873
NameSilas L. Niblack Votes13,397 (50.26%)
Term01/29/1873 - 03/04/1873 Margin137 (+0.51%)
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Name William J. Purman (I) Rep. Josiah T. Walls Silas L. Niblack Charles William Jones  
PartyRepublican Republican Conservative Conservative  
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Uncertified Votes17,537 (26.28%) 17,503 (26.23%) 15,881 (23.80%) 15,811 (23.69%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -34 (-0.05%) -1,656 (-2.48%) -1,726 (-2.59%)  
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