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  NM Territorial Delegate
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Parents > United States > Minnesota Territory > Territory of New Mexico > NM Territorial Delegate
OfficeCongressional Delegate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 00, 1853 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 01, 1853 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 01, 1853 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1853 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1855 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 03, 2006 06:26pm
Data SourcesBiographical Directory of the American Congress (1971), p. 162.
Description Date of election speculative. The New York Times reported on 10/1/1853 that campaigning was in full swing. As in the 1851 race, the locals considered the candidates to represent the Mexican and American interest groups, regardless of their official party labels.

Lane contested the election unsuccessfully.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won09/01/1851
NameRichard H. Weightman Votes1 (100.00%)
Term12/01/1851 - 03/04/1853 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won09/01/1855
NameJose M. Gallegos Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/04/1855 - 03/04/1857 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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Name Congressional Delegate Jose M. Gallegos Territorial Governor William Carr Lane  
PartyDemocratic Whig  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1 (-100.00%)  
Estimated Final2 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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