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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 07, 1851 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1851 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1851 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1852 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1855 - 12:00pm
Turnout 15.85% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH September 27, 2015 03:44am
Data SourcesPa. Manual 1935, p. 411. The Manual does not break out the write-in votes.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won11/07/1848
NameWilliam Freame Johnston Votes168,522 (50.03%)
Term01/20/1849 - 01/20/1852 Margin297 (+0.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won11/07/1854
NameJames Pollock Votes203,822 (54.64%)
Term01/20/1855 - 01/20/1858 Margin36,831 (+9.87%)
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Name William Bigler (I) Gov. William Freame Johnston Kimber Cleaver (W) William Elder (W) Others (W) Francis Julius Lemoyne  
PartyDemocratic Whig Native American Independent Independent Abolition  
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Certified Votes186,489 (50.89%) 178,034 (48.59%) 1,850 (0.51%) 60 (0.02%) 5 (0.00%) 2 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,455 (-2.31%) -184,639 (-50.39%) -186,429 (-50.88%) -186,484 (-50.89%) -186,487 (-50.89%)  
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