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OfficeSpeaker of the House
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 07, 1931 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 07, 1931 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start December 07, 1931 - 12:00pm
Term End March 09, 1933 - 01:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedChronicler September 03, 2007 11:59am
Data SourcesNew York Times 12/8/1931
Description 72nd Congress

Before the first day of Congress, 19 representatives-elect died. In 14 cases, party control of the seat changed with the special election, and the Democrats ended up with a majority of House seats.

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won04/15/1929
NameNicholas Longworth Votes259 (64.27%)
Term04/15/1929 - 03/04/1931 Margin116 (+28.78%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won03/09/1933
NameHenry Thomas Rainey Votes302 (72.25%)
Term03/09/1933 - 08/19/1934 Margin192 (+45.93%)
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Name Rep. John Nance Garner Rep. Bertrand H. Snell Rep. George J. Schneider  
PartyDemocratic Republican Republican  
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Certified Votes218 (50.70%) 207 (48.14%) 5 (1.16%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -11 (-2.56%) -213 (-49.53%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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