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Parents > United States > Illinois > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1854 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open February 09, 1855 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close February 09, 1855 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1855 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1861 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.01% Total Population
ContributorRP
Last Modifiedev March 17, 2010 02:55pm
Data Sources
Description First Ballot:
Abraham Lincoln - 45
James Shields(i) - 41
Lyman Trumbull - 5
Gustavus Koerner - 2
William B. Ogden - 1
Joel A. Matteson - 1
William Kellogg - 1
Cyrus Edwards - 1
Orlando B. Ficklin - 1
William A. Denning - 1

Trumbull was elected on the 10th ballot

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/13/1849
NameJames Shields Votes75 (73.53%)
Term03/06/1849 - 03/15/1849 Margin49 (+48.04%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/09/1861
NameLyman Trumbull Votes54 (54.00%)
Term03/04/1861 - 03/04/1867 Margin8 (+8.00%)
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Name Secretary of State Lyman Trumbull Gov. Joel Aldrich Matteson Archibald Williams  
PartyAnti-Nebraska Democrat Democratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes51 (51.52%) 47 (47.48%) 1 (1.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -4 (-4.04%) -50 (-50.51%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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