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Parents > United States > U.S. House of Representatives > Speaker of the House
OfficeSpeaker
Type General Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1861 - 11:00am Central
Polls Open July 04, 1861 - 12:05pm Central
Polls Close July 04, 1861 - 12:10pm Central
Term Start July 04, 1861 - 12:15pm
Term End March 03, 1863 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH December 08, 2007 06:50pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Grow was elected on the first ballot after a shift in the votes.

U.S. House Speaker Balloting, 1861
Candidate1st Ballot before shifts1st after shifts
Galusha A. Grow PA7199
Francis P. Blair MO4012
John J. Crittenden KY1212
John S. Phelps MO77
Clement Vallandingham OH77
Erastus Corning NY67
Samuel S. Cox OH66
Scattering10 9

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won02/01/1860
NameWilliam Pennington Votes117 (8.96%)
Term02/01/1860 - 03/04/1861 Margin4 (+0.31%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won12/07/1863
NameSchuyler Colfax Votes101 (55.49%)
Term12/07/1863 - 03/03/1865 Margin59 (+32.42%)
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Name Rep. Galusha A. Grow Rep. Francis Preston Blair, Jr. Rep. John J. Crittenden Rep. Erastus Corning Rep. John S. Phelps Rep. Clement Laird Vallandigham Rep. Samuel Sullivan Cox
PartyRepublican Republican Union Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Certified Votes99 (52.66%) 40 (21.28%) 12 (6.38%) 7 (3.72%) 7 (3.72%) 7 (3.72%) 6 (3.19%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -59 (-31.38%) -87 (-46.28%) -92 (-48.94%) -92 (-48.94%) -92 (-48.94%) -93 (-49.47%)
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Name Rep. William Alexander Richardson Rep. John Alexander McClernand Rep. Thaddeus Stevens Rep. John W. Noell Rep. George Hunt Pendleton Rep. John W. Crisfield Rep. Charles B. Calvert
PartyDemocratic Democratic Republican Democratic Democratic Union Union
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Certified Votes3 (1.60%) 2 (1.06%) 1 (0.53%) 1 (0.53%) 1 (0.53%) 1 (0.53%) 1 (0.53%)
Margin-96 (-51.06%) -97 (-51.60%) -98 (-52.13%) -98 (-52.13%) -98 (-52.13%) -98 (-52.13%) -98 (-52.13%)
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