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OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline February 07, 1847 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 02, 1847 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 1847 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1848 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1849 - 12:00pm
Turnout 16.67% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH February 08, 2013 12:40pm
Data SourcesPa. Manual 1935, p. 411. The Manual does not break down the write-in votes. It also gives the name of the Native American nominee as E.G. Reigart.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1844
NameFrancis Rawn Shunk Votes160,322 (50.27%)
Term01/20/1845 - 01/20/1848 Margin4,282 (+1.34%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won11/07/1848
NameWilliam Freame Johnston Votes168,522 (50.03%)
Term01/20/1849 - 01/20/1852 Margin297 (+0.09%)
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Name (I) Gov. Francis Rawn Shunk Rep. James Irvin Eman C. Reigart Francis Julius Lemoyne (W) Abijah Morrison (W) Others  
PartyDemocratic Whig Native American Abolition Independent Independent  
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Certified Votes146,081 (50.84%) 128,148 (44.60%) 11,247 (3.91%) 1,861 (0.65%) 3 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -17,933 (-6.24%) -134,834 (-46.92%) -144,220 (-50.19%) -146,078 (-50.84%) -146,078 (-50.84%)  
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