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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 07, 1902 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 04, 1902 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 04, 1902 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1903 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1907 - 12:00pm
Turnout 17.37% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH July 11, 2011 08:01pm
Data SourcesPa. Manual 1935, p. 411. This source does not separate out the Elkin votes from the other write-ins.

Pennypacker received 592,867 votes as the Republican nominee and 461 as the Citizen's Party nominee.

Pattison received 436,451 votes as the Democratic nominee; 9,550 votes as the Anti-Machine Party nominee; and 4,977 votes as the nominee of the Ballot Reform Party.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1898
NameWilliam Alexis Stone Votes476,206 (49.01%)
Term01/20/1899 - 01/20/1903 Margin117,906 (+12.13%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1906
NameEdwin Sydney Stuart Votes506,418 (50.31%)
Term01/15/1907 - 01/17/1911 Margin48,364 (+4.80%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 22, 1902 PA Governor - Prb Convention Silas Comfort Swallow
Jun 11, 1902 PA Governor - R Convention Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker
Jun 25, 1902 PA Governor - D Convention Robert Emory Pattison
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Name Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker Gov. Robert Emory Pattison Silas Comfort Swallow John W. Slayton William Adams (W) Others (W) John P. Elkin
PartyRepublican Democratic Prohibition Socialist Socialist Labor Independent Independent
Certified Votes593,328 (54.20%) 450,978 (41.19%) 23,327 (2.13%) 21,910 (2.00%) 5,155 (0.47%) 58 (0.01%) 15 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -142,350 (-13.00%) -570,001 (-52.07%) -571,418 (-52.20%) -588,173 (-53.73%) -593,270 (-54.19%) -593,313 (-54.20%)
Fusion Votes
Republican592,867
Cit Citizens461
Democratic436,451
AMch Anti-Machine9,550
BRf Ballot Reform4,977
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