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  MS - At Large Special Election
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Parents > United States > Mississippi > MS - At Large
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1838 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 24, 1838 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 25, 1838 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start April 26, 1838 - 12:00pm
Term End March 03, 1839 - 12:00pm
# Winners2
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker October 22, 2008 10:31am
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyWhig Won11/07/1837
NameSergeant S. Prentiss Votes13,651 (35.20%)
Term12/27/1837 - 02/05/1838 Margin6,893 (+17.77%)
PartyWhig Won11/07/1837
NameThomas Word Votes12,340 (31.82%)
Term12/27/1837 - 02/05/1838 Margin5,582 (+14.39%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1839
NameAlbert Gallatin Brown Votes18,602 (27.17%)
Term03/04/1839 - 03/03/1841 Margin2,387 (+3.49%)
PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1839
NameJacob Thompson Votes18,411 (26.89%)
Term03/04/1839 - 03/03/1841 Margin2,196 (+3.21%)
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CANDIDATES (2 Winners)
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Name Rep. Sergeant S. Prentiss Thomas Word Rep. John F. Claiborne James Davis  
PartyWhig Whig Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes12,722 (26.55%) 12,077 (25.20%) 11,776 (24.57%) 11,346 (23.68%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -645 (-1.35%) -946 (-1.97%) -1,376 (-2.87%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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