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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 07, 1844 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1844 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1844 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1845 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1848 - 12:00pm
Turnout 18.50% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH February 08, 2013 12:40pm
Data SourcesPa. Manual 1935, p. 411. The Manual does not indicate the write-in votes.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1841
NameDavid R. Porter Votes136,504 (54.44%)
Term01/20/1842 - 01/20/1845 Margin23,031 (+9.18%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1847
NameFrancis Rawn Shunk Votes146,081 (50.84%)
Term01/20/1848 - 01/20/1849 Margin17,933 (+6.24%)
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Name Francis Rawn Shunk Joseph Markle Francis Julius Lemoyne (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Whig Abolition Independent  
Certified Votes160,322 (50.27%) 156,040 (48.93%) 2,566 (0.81%) 4 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -4,282 (-1.34%) -157,756 (-49.46%) -160,318 (-50.27%)  
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