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  PA - District 26 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 26
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline August 10, 1949 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open September 13, 1949 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close September 13, 1949 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start September 28, 1949 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1951 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 26, 2007 06:06pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 576.
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Coffey.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1948
NameRobert L. Coffey, Jr. Votes62,061 (55.38%)
Term01/03/1949 - 04/20/1949 Margin12,056 (+10.76%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1950
NameJohn P. Saylor Votes63,445 (52.50%)
Term01/03/1951 - 01/03/1953 Margin6,049 (+5.01%)
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Name John P. Saylor Curry E. Coffey  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes59,400 (53.84%) 50,924 (46.16%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,476 (-7.68%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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