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  PA - District 12 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 12
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline September 10, 1844 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open October 08, 1844 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 08, 1844 - 05:00pm Central
Term Start December 02, 1844 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1845 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler January 17, 2009 07:52am
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, U.S. Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 137.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Read.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won10/10/1843
NameAlmon H. Read Jr. Votes4,243 (55.66%)
Term12/04/1843 - 06/03/1844 Margin977 (+12.82%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won10/08/1844
NameDavid Wilmot Votes7,993 (60.81%)
Term03/04/1845 - 03/04/1847 Margin2,971 (+22.60%)
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Name George Fuller Urbane Burrows George Gamble  
PartyDemocratic Whig Liberty  
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Certified Votes7,919 (63.52%) 4,452 (35.71%) 96 (0.77%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,467 (-27.81%) -7,823 (-62.75%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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