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  DE District At Large - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Delaware > DE - At-Large
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1900 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1900 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1900 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 03, 1900 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1901 - 12:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler January 13, 2006 06:03pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 329.
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of John H. Hoffecker. The winner of the special election was the son of the deceased Representative.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1898
NameJohn H. Hoffecker Votes17,566 (53.11%)
Term03/04/1899 - 06/16/1900 Margin2,513 (+7.60%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1902
NameHenry A. Houston Votes16,396 (42.91%)
Term03/04/1903 - 03/04/1905 Margin3,398 (+8.89%)
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Name Walter O. Hoffecker Edward Fowler Lewis M. Price John P. Mettler  
PartyRepublican Democratic Prohibition Social Democrat  
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Uncertified Votes22,389 (53.50%) 19,012 (45.43%) 394 (0.94%) 55 (0.13%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,377 (-8.07%) -21,995 (-52.56%) -22,334 (-53.37%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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