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  PA - District 02 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1956 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1956 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 1956 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start November 07, 1956 - 06:00pm
Term End January 03, 1957 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler May 23, 2007 07:34pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 603.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Granahan, who had been renominated for the next Congress.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1954
NameWilliam T. Granahan Votes80,377 (61.25%)
Term01/03/1955 - 05/25/1956 Margin29,520 (+22.49%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1956
NameKathryn E. Granahan Votes95,567 (62.32%)
Term01/03/1957 - 01/03/1959 Margin37,794 (+24.65%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Apr 24, 1956 PA District 02 - D Primary William T. Granahan D 20,263
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Name Kathryn E. Granahan Robert F. Frankenfield  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes93,507 (61.89%) 57,572 (38.11%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -35,935 (-23.79%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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