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  MS - District 05 Special Election
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Parents > United States > Mississippi > MS - District 05
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1916 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open January 04, 1916 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close January 04, 1916 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 05, 1916 - 12:00pm
Term End March 03, 1917 - 12:00pm
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker October 29, 2008 02:58pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1914
NameSamuel A. Witherspoon Votes6,451 (92.81%)
Term03/04/1915 - 11/24/1915 Margin5,951 (+85.61%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1916
NameWilliam W. Venable Votes13,011 (94.62%)
Term03/04/1917 - 03/03/1919 Margin12,271 (+89.24%)
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Name William W. Venable W. W. Joyner J. B. Byrd W. A. Ellis C. L. Dobbs I. S. Watson  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes6,183 (33.84%) 5,680 (31.09%) 4,156 (22.75%) 1,085 (5.94%) 1,060 (5.80%) 107 (0.59%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -503 (-2.75%) -2,027 (-11.09%) -5,098 (-27.90%) -5,123 (-28.04%) -6,076 (-33.25%)  
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