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Parents > United States > Illinois > Counties > Cook > Chicago > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1856 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 04, 1856 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 04, 1856 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start April 20, 1856 - 12:00pm
Term End April 20, 1857 - 12:00pm
Turnout 29.49% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker November 04, 2008 01:19pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyKnow-Nothing Won04/04/1855
NameLevi D. Boone Votes3,186 (52.86%)
Term04/20/1855 - 04/20/1856 Margin345 (+5.72%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won04/04/1857
NameJohn Wentworth Votes5,933 (55.06%)
Term04/20/1857 - 04/20/1858 Margin1,091 (+10.13%)
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Name Thomas Dyer Mayor Francis Sherman  
PartyNebraska Anti-Nebraska Democrat  
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Certified Votes4,712 (53.33%) 4,123 (46.67%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -589 (-6.67%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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