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  AL District 08 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Alabama > AL - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline January 02, 1883 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open January 02, 1883 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close January 02, 1883 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 15, 1883 - 12:00pm
Term End March 03, 1883 - 12:00pm
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifiedJoshua L. December 27, 2004 06:58pm
Data SourcesDubin's United States Congressional Elections, 1778-1997 The Official Results
pg. 255
Description Election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Rep. Lowe.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1882
NameLuke Pryor Votes12,155 (51.56%)
Term03/03/1883 - 10/01/1885 Margin737 (+3.13%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1884
NameJoseph "Fighting Joe" Wheeler Votes12,912 (52.76%)
Term03/04/1885 - 03/04/1887 Margin1,353 (+5.53%)
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Name Joseph "Fighting Joe" Wheeler John B. McClellan  
PartyDemocratic Independent  
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Uncertified Votes9,842 (62.14%) 5,996 (37.86%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,846 (-24.28%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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