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  NC US Senate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline November 20, 1846 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 20, 1846 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 20, 1846 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start November 25, 1846 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1849 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.02% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler January 07, 2008 07:57pm
Data SourcesNorth Carolina Government (1979), p. 685; Raleigh Register 11/24/1846.
Description Badger was elected to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Sen. Haywood.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/20/1842
NameWilliam H. Haywood Jr. Votes95 (57.23%)
Term03/04/1843 - 07/25/1846 Margin26 (+15.66%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won12/20/1848
NameGeorge Edmund Badger Votes83 (31.32%)
Term03/04/1849 - 03/04/1855 Margin16 (+6.04%)
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Name Secretary of the Navy George Edmund Badger Rep. Asa Biggs (W) Gov. William A. Graham  
PartyWhig Democratic Whig  
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Certified Votes87 (54.04%) 73 (45.34%) 1 (0.62%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -14 (-8.70%) -86 (-53.42%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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