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  PA - District 30 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 30
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 1955 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open January 24, 1956 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close January 24, 1956 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start February 08, 1956 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 01, 2007 08:03pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 603.
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Vera Buchanan.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NameVera D. Buchanan Votes98,318 (69.01%)
Term01/03/1955 - 11/26/1955 Margin54,161 (+38.01%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1956
NameElmer J. Holland Votes103,389 (59.80%)
Term01/03/1957 - 01/03/1959 Margin33,894 (+19.61%)
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Name Rep. Elmer J. Holland David J. Smith  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes36,023 (75.34%) 11,793 (24.66%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -24,230 (-50.67%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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