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OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1837 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 1837 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 07, 1837 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start December 27, 1837 - 12:00pm
Term End February 05, 1838 - 12:00pm
# Winners2
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker October 22, 2008 10:29am
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won07/18/1837
NameJohn F. Claiborne Votes11,203 (32.10%)
Term03/04/1837 - 12/27/1837 Margin4,060 (+11.63%)
PartyDemocratic Won07/18/1837
NameSamuel Gholson Votes9,921 (28.43%)
Term03/04/1837 - 12/27/1837 Margin2,778 (+7.96%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyWhig Won04/25/1838
NameSergeant S. Prentiss Votes12,722 (26.55%)
Term04/26/1838 - 03/03/1839 Margin946 (+1.97%)
PartyWhig Won04/25/1838
NameThomas Word Votes12,077 (25.20%)
Term04/26/1838 - 03/03/1839 Margin301 (+0.63%)
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CANDIDATES (2 Winners)
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Name Sergeant S. Prentiss Thomas Word (I) Rep. John F. Claiborne (I) Rep. Samuel Gholson  
PartyWhig Whig Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes13,651 (35.20%) 12,340 (31.82%) 6,758 (17.43%) 6,032 (15.55%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,311 (-3.38%) -6,893 (-17.77%) -7,619 (-19.65%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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