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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 October 01, 1860 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open October 09, 1860 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close October 09, 1860 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start December 03, 1860 - 10:00am
Term End March 04, 1861 - 10:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler April 10, 2009 07:47pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, U.S. Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 185.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Schwartz.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won11/30/1858
NameWilliam H. Keim Votes6,156 (51.98%)
Term12/07/1858 - 03/04/1859 Margin469 (+3.96%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won10/09/1860
NameSydenham E. Ancona Votes9,993 (58.42%)
Term03/04/1861 - 03/04/1863 Margin2,882 (+16.85%)
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Name Jacob K. McKenty James McKnight  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
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Certified Votes9,595 (56.19%) 7,482 (43.81%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,113 (-12.37%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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