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  CA District 5 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > California > CA - District 05
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1949 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1949 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1949 - 03:00pm Central
Term Start November 09, 1949 - 12:00am
Term End January 03, 1951 - 12:00am
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker January 07, 2005 01:27pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description Special election to fill the seat of the deceased Congressman.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/02/1948
NameRichard J. Welch Votes116,347 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1949 - 09/10/1949 Margin116,347 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1950
NameJohn F. Shelley Votes117,888 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1951 - 01/03/1953 Margin117,888 (+100.00%)
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Name John F. Shelley Lloyd J. Cosgrove Charles R. Garry  
PartyDemocratic Republican Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes80,612 (55.52%) 54,918 (37.82%) 9,664 (6.66%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -25,694 (-17.70%) -70,948 (-48.86%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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