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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 17
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline September 01, 1916 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1916 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1916 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1917 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1919 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler January 25, 2008 07:56pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 415. Focht was cross-endorsed by the Prohibition Party.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1914
NameBenjamin Kurtz Focht Votes14,176 (41.43%)
Term03/04/1915 - 03/04/1917 Margin1,084 (+3.17%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/05/1918
NameBenjamin Kurtz Focht Votes16,762 (59.00%)
Term03/04/1919 - 03/04/1921 Margin5,414 (+19.06%)
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Name (I) Rep. Benjamin Kurtz Focht George A. Harris Frank Thompson  
PartyRepublican Democratic Socialist  
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Certified Votes18,672 (50.43%) 17,420 (47.05%) 931 (2.52%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,252 (-3.38%) -17,741 (-47.92%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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