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  PA District 16
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 16
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline September 01, 1870 - 05:00am Central
Polls Open October 11, 1870 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 11, 1870 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1871 - 12:05pm
Term End March 04, 1873 - 11:55am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler October 11, 2008 02:33pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, U.S. Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 220.
Description Cessna contested the election unsuccessfully.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won10/13/1868
NameJohn Cessna Votes13,653 (50.27%)
Term03/04/1869 - 03/04/1871 Margin144 (+0.53%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won10/08/1872
NameJohn Cessna Votes14,383 (52.40%)
Term03/04/1873 - 03/04/1875 Margin1,316 (+4.79%)
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Name Benjamin F. Meyers (I) Rep. John Cessna  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes12,859 (50.03%) 12,844 (49.97%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -15 (-0.06%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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