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  AL District 08
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Parents > United States > Alabama > AL - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1880 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1880 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1880 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1881 - 12:00pm
Term End October 12, 1882 - 12:00pm
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifiedJoshua L. December 27, 2004 06:42pm
Data SourcesDubin's United States Congressional Elections, 1778-1997 The Official Results
pg. 250, 256
Description This election was contested. Original results:

Wheeler-12808
Lowe-12765

Lowe contested the election of Wheeler and was seated in his place on June 3, 1882, during the first session. Lowe died on October 12, 1882. The below total is the revised vote total according to H.R. 47th Congress: 1st Session, Report #1273, p.17.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyGreenback Won11/05/1878
NameWilliam Manning Lowe Votes10,323 (55.49%)
Term03/03/1879 - 10/01/1880 Margin2,044 (+10.99%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1882
NameLuke Pryor Votes12,155 (51.56%)
Term03/03/1883 - 10/01/1885 Margin737 (+3.13%)
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Name (I) Rep. William Manning Lowe Joseph "Fighting Joe" Wheeler  
PartyGreenback Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes13,456 (51.63%) 12,609 (48.38%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -847 (-3.25%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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