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OfficeSpeaker of the House
Type General Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 1851 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 01, 1851 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 01, 1851 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 02, 1851 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1853 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH January 02, 2011 02:07pm
Data SourcesCongressional Globe; Norman D. Brown, Edward Stanly: Whiggery's Tarheel 'Conqueror', p. 157.
Description The Whigs, realizing their clear minority status, did not nominate a candidate - resulting in a scattering of their votes.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/22/1849
NameHowell Cobb Votes103 (10.72%)
Term12/22/1849 - 03/04/1851 Margin-9 (-0.94%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/05/1853
NameLinn Boyd Votes143 (65.90%)
Term12/05/1853 - 03/04/1855 Margin108 (+49.77%)
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Name Rep. Linn Boyd Rep. Edward Stanly Rep. Joseph R. Chandler Rep. Thaddeus Stevens Rep. Thomas H. Bayly Rep. John L. Taylor Rep. Thomas S. Bocock
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Certified Votes118 (55.40%) 21 (9.86%) 20 (9.39%) 16 (7.51%) 8 (3.76%) 6 (2.82%) 4 (1.88%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -97 (-45.54%) -98 (-46.01%) -102 (-47.89%) -110 (-51.64%) -112 (-52.58%) -114 (-53.52%)
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Name Rep. Alexander Evans Rep. Meredith Poindexter Gentry Rep. Junius Hillyer Rep. William S. Ashe Rep. Willis Arnold Gorman Rep. George Washington Jones Rep. John Allison
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Certified Votes4 (1.88%) 3 (1.41%) 2 (0.94%) 1 (0.47%) 1 (0.47%) 1 (0.47%) 1 (0.47%)
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