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  NC District 08 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > NC - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1858 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 05, 1858 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 05, 1858 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 07, 1858 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1859 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler May 22, 2005 11:18am
Data SourcesHillsborough Recorder 8/25/1858
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Thomas L. Clingman on 5/7/1858 to become a U.S. Senator.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won08/06/1857
NameThomas L. Clingman Votes8,573 (70.09%)
Term03/04/1857 - 03/04/1859 Margin5,362 (+43.84%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyAmerican Won08/04/1859
NameZebulon B. Vance Votes8,006 (55.84%)
Term03/04/1859 - 03/04/1861 Margin1,675 (+11.68%)
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Name Zebulon B. Vance St. Sen. William W. Avery  
PartyAmerican Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes8,321 (57.02%) 6,272 (42.98%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,049 (-14.04%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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