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OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline September 01, 1843 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 10, 1843 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 10, 1843 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1843 - 12:00pm
Term End February 14, 1844 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler September 01, 2007 05:20pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 135.
Description Rep. Wilkins resigned on 2/14/1844, having been appointed Secretary of War.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyWhig Won05/20/1842
NameThomas M. T. McKennan Votes3,444 (51.94%)
Term05/30/1842 - 03/04/1843 Margin257 (+3.88%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyWhig Won03/15/1844
NameCornelius Darragh Votes4,315 (50.82%)
Term03/26/1844 - 03/04/1845 Margin774 (+9.12%)
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Name Rep. William Wilkins Neville B. Craig Rep. Henry M. Brackenridge William Penniman  
PartyDemocratic Anti-Masonic Whig Liberty  
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Certified Votes4,438 (49.65%) 2,237 (25.03%) 1,884 (21.08%) 379 (4.24%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,201 (-24.63%) -2,554 (-28.57%) -4,059 (-45.41%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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