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Parents > United States > U.S. House of Representatives > Speaker of the House
OfficeSpeaker of the House
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open January 03, 1939 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close January 03, 1939 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1939 - 12:00pm
Term End September 16, 1940 - 01:00pm
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedRBH December 29, 2010 06:21pm
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Gehrmann voted for Hull, Hull voted for Gehrmann, Martin voted Present
Description 76th Congress
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/05/1937
NameWilliam Brockman Bankhead Votes324 (76.78%)
Term01/05/1937 - 01/03/1939 Margin241 (+57.11%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won09/16/1940
NameSamuel T. "Sam" Rayburn Votes1 (100.00%)
Term09/16/1940 - 01/03/1941 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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Name (I) Speaker of the House William Brockman Bankhead Rep. Joseph W. Martin, Jr. No Preference Rep. Bernard J. Gehrmann Rep. Merlin Hull  
PartyDemocratic Republican Independent Progressive Progressive  
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Certified Votes 249 (59.29%) 168 (40.00%) 1 (0.24%) 1 (0.24%) 1 (0.24%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -81 (-19.29%) -248 (-59.05%) -248 (-59.05%) -248 (-59.05%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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