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  PA District 08 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 08
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline November 15, 1858 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open November 30, 1858 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 30, 1858 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 07, 1858 - 10:00am
Term End March 04, 1859 - 10:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler April 10, 2009 07:44pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, U.S. Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 180.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Rep. Jones.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic (Anti-Lecompton) Won10/12/1858
NameJohn Schwartz Votes7,321 (50.06%)
Term03/04/1859 - 06/20/1860 Margin19 (+0.13%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won10/09/1860
NameJacob K. McKenty Votes9,595 (56.19%)
Term12/03/1860 - 03/04/1861 Margin2,113 (+12.37%)
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Name William H. Keim Joel B. Warner  
PartyRepublican Democratic  
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Certified Votes6,156 (51.98%) 5,687 (48.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -469 (-3.96%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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