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  PA - District 18
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 18
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 29, 1936 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 03, 1936 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 03, 1936 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1937 - 12:00pm
Term End March 27, 1937 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler November 05, 2007 09:16pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 518.
Description Rep. Focht died on 3/27/1937.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1934
NameBenjamin Kurtz Focht Votes37,992 (55.62%)
Term01/03/1935 - 01/03/1937 Margin7,672 (+11.23%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won05/11/1937
NameRichard M. Simpson Votes34,104 (57.96%)
Term05/24/1937 - 01/03/1939 Margin9,369 (+15.92%)
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Name (I) Rep. Benjamin Kurtz Focht John M. Keichline  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes49,243 (54.04%) 41,881 (45.96%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,362 (-8.08%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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