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Parents > United States > U.S. House of Representatives > Speaker of the House
OfficeSpeaker of the House
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 15, 1879 - 12:00pm
Polls Open March 18, 1879 - 12:05pm
Polls Close March 18, 1879 - 12:10pm
Term Start March 18, 1879 - 12:15pm
Term End March 04, 1881 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH January 28, 2011 01:42am
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Description Randall was re-nominated at the Democratic caucus with 75 votes to 57 for Joseph C.S. Blackburn KY and nine scattering; Garfield was unopposed in the Republican caucus.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/15/1877
NameSamuel J. Randall Votes149 (53.02%)
Term10/15/1877 - 03/04/1879 Margin17 (+6.05%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/05/1881
NameJoseph Warren Keifer Votes148 (51.93%)
Term12/05/1881 - 03/04/1883 Margin19 (+6.67%)
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Name (I) Rep. Samuel J. Randall Rep. James Abram Garfield Rep. Hendrick B. Wright Rep. William D. Kelley  
PartyDemocratic Republican Greenback Republican  
Certified Votes143 (50.71%) 125 (44.33%) 13 (4.61%) 1 (0.36%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -18 (-6.38%) -130 (-46.10%) -142 (-50.35%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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ENDORSEMENTS
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D Adlai Ewing Stevenson [L]
R William D. Kelley [L]
IndP 6921
IR Bradley Barlow [L]
 

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