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  FL At Large - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Florida > FL - District 01
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1845 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 06, 1845 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 06, 1845 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start December 01, 1845 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1847 - 12:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler May 16, 2006 05:28pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 143.
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of David Levy Yulee. Brockenbrough successfully contested the election and was seated on 1/24/1846.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won05/26/1845
NameDavid Levy Yulee Votes3,608 (60.32%)
Term12/01/1845 - 03/04/1847 Margin1,235 (+20.65%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won01/24/1846
NameWilliam H. Brockenbrough Votes2,669 (50.35%)
Term01/24/1846 - 03/04/1847 Margin37 (+0.70%)
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Name Edward C. Cabell William H. Brockenbrough  
PartyWhig Democratic  
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Uncertified Votes2,523 (50.51%) 2,472 (49.49%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -51 (-1.02%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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