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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 May 10, 1861 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 21, 1861 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 21, 1861 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start July 04, 1861 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1863 - 12:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler January 17, 2009 08:21am
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, U.S. Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 190. Wright was endorsed by the Union Party.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Scranton.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won10/09/1860
NameGeorge W. Scranton Votes11,719 (51.53%)
Term03/04/1861 - 03/24/1861 Margin695 (+3.06%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won10/14/1862
NameCharles Denison Votes11,408 (54.20%)
Term03/04/1863 - 03/04/1865 Margin1,767 (+8.39%)
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Name Rep. Hendrick B. Wright David R. Randall  
PartyDemocratic Independent  
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Certified Votes9,988 (67.82%) 4,740 (32.18%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -5,248 (-35.63%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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