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  PA - District 18 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 18
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline August 29, 1932 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1932 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1932 - 05:00pm Central
Term Start December 05, 1932 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1933 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler November 05, 2007 09:07pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 487.
Description Special election held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Beers.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/04/1930
NameEdward M. Beers Votes39,116 (68.02%)
Term03/04/1931 - 04/21/1932 Margin20,727 (+36.04%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1932
NameBenjamin Kurtz Focht Votes28,749 (48.28%)
Term03/04/1933 - 01/03/1935 Margin9,519 (+15.99%)
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Name Joseph F. Biddle Meredith M. Meyers  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes38,584 (59.40%) 26,370 (40.60%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -12,214 (-18.80%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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