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  PA District 12- Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 12
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline February 01, 1974 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open February 25, 1974 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close February 25, 1974 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start February 26, 1974 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1975 - 12:00pm
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedChronicler February 27, 2007 07:50pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 684.
Description Special election to fill the seat of the deceased member.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameJohn P. Saylor Votes122,628 (68.15%)
Term01/03/1973 - 10/28/1973 Margin65,314 (+36.30%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameJohn P. "Jack" Murtha Votes89,193 (58.06%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1977 Margin24,777 (+16.13%)
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Name John P. "Jack" Murtha Harry M. Fox Duane H. McCormick  
PartyDemocratic Republican Constitution  
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Certified Votes60,523 (49.91%) 60,281 (49.71%) 467 (0.39%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -242 (-0.20%) -60,056 (-49.52%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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