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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 07, 1848 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 07, 1848 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1848 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1849 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1852 - 12:00pm
Turnout 19.54% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH September 27, 2015 03:45am
Data SourcesPa. Manual 1935, p. 411. The Manual only breaks out the Free Soil write-in votes (it gives the name of the candidate as Edward B. Gazzman).
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1847
NameFrancis Rawn Shunk Votes146,081 (50.84%)
Term01/20/1848 - 01/20/1849 Margin17,933 (+6.24%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1851
NameWilliam Bigler Votes186,489 (50.89%)
Term01/20/1852 - 01/20/1855 Margin8,455 (+2.31%)
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Name William Freame Johnston Morris Longstreth (W) Edward B. Gazzam (W) Others (W) Thomas Earle (W) Francis Julius Lemoyne  
PartyWhig Democratic Free Soil Independent Independent Abolition  
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Certified Votes168,522 (50.03%) 168,225 (49.95%) 48 (0.01%) 11 (0.00%) 7 (0.00%) 6 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -297 (-0.09%) -168,474 (-50.02%) -168,511 (-50.03%) -168,515 (-50.03%) -168,516 (-50.03%)  
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