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  PA District 2 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > PA - District 02
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline May 01, 1861 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 21, 1861 - 08:00am Central
Polls Close June 21, 1861 - 05:00pm Central
Term Start July 04, 1861 - 11:00am
Term End March 04, 1863 - 11:00am
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler May 03, 2009 03:36pm
Data SourcesMichael J. Dubin, U.S. Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 190.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Rep. Morris.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won10/09/1860
NameEdward Joy Morris Votes6,259 (46.61%)
Term03/04/1861 - 06/08/1861 Margin849 (+6.32%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyRepublican Won10/14/1862
NameCharles O'Neill Votes8,614 (58.67%)
Term03/04/1863 - 03/04/1865 Margin2,546 (+17.34%)
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Name Charles J. Biddle Charles O'Neill  
PartyUnionist Democrat People's  
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Certified Votes3,937 (51.59%) 3,694 (48.41%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -243 (-3.18%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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