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  KS Territorial Delegate - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Territory of Kansas > KS Territorial Delegate
OfficeCongressional Delegate
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline November 01, 1856 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 05, 1856 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1856 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 09, 1856 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1857 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler July 17, 2006 07:44pm
Data SourcesBiographical Directory of the American Congress (1971), p. 166.
Description Date of election speculative. Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by Congress declaring the seat vacant on 8/1/1856.

Reeder also contested this election.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won08/05/1855
NameJohn W. Whitfield Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/04/1855 - 08/01/1856 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/05/1857
NameMarcus J. Parrott Votes1 (100.00%)
Term03/04/1857 - 03/04/1859 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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Name Congressional Delegate John W. Whitfield Territorial Governor Andrew H. Reeder  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Uncertified Votes1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1 (-100.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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