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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, 1872 - 05:00am Central
Polls Open October 08, 1872 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 08, 1872 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1873 - 12:05pm
Term End March 04, 1875 - 11:55am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler October 11, 2008 02:35pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, U.S. Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 226. Meyers was cross-endorsed by the Liberal Republican Party.
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won10/11/1870
NameBenjamin F. Meyers Votes12,859 (50.03%)
Term03/04/1871 - 03/04/1873 Margin15 (+0.06%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/03/1874
NameSobieski Ross Votes10,660 (53.32%)
Term03/04/1875 - 03/04/1877 Margin1,329 (+6.65%)
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Name Rep. John Cessna (I) Rep. Benjamin F. Meyers  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes14,383 (52.40%) 13,067 (47.60%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,316 (-4.79%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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