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  PA - District 13 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 13
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline October 10, 1957 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1957 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1957 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 07, 1958 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1959 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler June 09, 2007 08:53pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 612.
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Rep. McConnell.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1956
NameSamuel K. McConnell Votes127,627 (66.74%)
Term01/03/1957 - 09/01/1957 Margin64,017 (+33.48%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/1958
NameJohn A. Lafore Votes104,156 (62.88%)
Term01/03/1959 - 01/03/1961 Margin42,681 (+25.77%)
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Name John A. Lafore Glenn W. Preston  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes 82,435 (63.75%) 46,885 (36.26%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -35,550 (-27.49%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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