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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 March 01, 1960 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 26, 1960 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close April 26, 1960 - 02:00pm Central
Term Start May 05, 1960 - 12:00am
Term End June 19, 1960 - 12:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 27, 2007 08:39pm
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. Simpson. Rep. Elliott died on 6/19/1960, and another special election was called.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1958
NameRichard M. Simpson Votes67,719 (56.32%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/07/1960 Margin15,205 (+12.65%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1960
NameJ. Irving Whalley Votes86,527 (61.87%)
Term11/09/1960 - 01/03/1961 Margin33,203 (+23.74%)
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Name Douglas H. Elliott Robert M. Meyers  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes45,651 (61.16%) 28,995 (38.84%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -16,656 (-22.31%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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Jun 20, 1960 05:45pm Obituary House Member Called a Suicide  Not Available Chronicler 

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