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Parents > United States > Illinois > Counties > Cook > Chicago > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1897 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 04, 1897 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 04, 1897 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start April 20, 1897 - 12:00pm
Term End April 20, 1899 - 12:00pm
Turnout 26.95% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH January 26, 2011 11:30pm
Data Sources[Link]
Chicago Tribune, 4/11/1897 ("official", totals for other 5 candidates, also gave different totals for the top 3)
Hesing listed as the "Business Man" party candidate
Description Approximate dates.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won04/04/1895
NameGeorge Bell Swift Votes143,884 (55.36%)
Term04/20/1895 - 04/20/1897 Margin40,759 (+15.68%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won04/04/1899
NameCarter H. Harrison, Jr. Votes148,496 (48.58%)
Term04/20/1899 - 04/20/1901 Margin41,059 (+13.43%)
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Name Carter H. Harrison, Jr. John Maynard Harlan Nathaniel C. Sears Washington Hesing John Glambeck H. L. Parmelee Others
PartyDemocratic Independent Republican Republican Independent Socialist Labor Prohibition Other
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Certified Votes148,880 (50.23%) 69,730 (23.53%) 59,542 (20.09%) 14,780 (4.99%) 1,231 (0.42%) 910 (0.31%) 641 (0.22%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -79,150 (-26.70%) -89,338 (-30.14%) -134,100 (-45.24%) -147,649 (-49.82%) -147,970 (-49.92%) -148,239 (-50.01%)
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Name J. Irving Pearce, Jr. Frank Howard Collier  
PartyIndependent Independent  
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Certified Votes561 (0.19%) 115 (0.04%)  
Margin-148,319 (-50.04%) -148,765 (-50.19%)  
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