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  PA - District 28 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 28
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1917 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1917 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1917 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start December 03, 1917 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1919 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 06, 2007 09:33pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 418. Beshlin was endorsed by the Prohibition Party.
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Rep. Bleakley.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/07/1916
NameOrrin D. Bleakley Votes16,514 (47.88%)
Term03/04/1917 - 04/03/1917 Margin4,108 (+11.91%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/05/1918
NameWillis J. Hulings Votes13,751 (55.53%)
Term03/04/1919 - 03/04/1921 Margin3,384 (+13.67%)
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Name Earl H. Beshlin U.G. Lyons Rep. Willis J. Hulings Richard Crawshaw  
PartyDemocratic Republican Washington Socialist  
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Certified Votes12,878 (47.61%) 11,100 (41.03%) 1,622 (6.00%) 1,452 (5.37%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,778 (-6.57%) -11,256 (-41.61%) -11,426 (-42.24%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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