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  PA District 18 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 18
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline September 01, 1960 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1960 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1960 - 02:00pm Central
Term Start November 09, 1960 - 12:00am
Term End January 03, 1961 - 12:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 27, 2007 08:33pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 620.
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Elliott. Whalley was not inaugurated, as Congress did not hold a third session.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won04/26/1960
NameDouglas H. Elliott Votes45,651 (61.16%)
Term05/05/1960 - 06/19/1960 Margin16,656 (+22.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1960
NameJ. Irving Whalley Votes88,397 (62.32%)
Term01/03/1961 - 01/03/1963 Margin34,944 (+24.63%)
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Name J. Irving Whalley Robert M. Meyers  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes86,527 (61.87%) 53,324 (38.13%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -33,203 (-23.74%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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