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|Office||Speaker of the House |
|Type|| General Election|
|Filing Deadline|| March 10, 1909 - 12:00pm Central|
|Polls Open|| March 15, 1909 - 06:00am Central|
|Polls Close|| March 15, 1909 - 07:00pm Central|
|Term Start|| March 15, 1909 - 12:00pm|
|Term End|| March 04, 1911 - 01:00pm|
|Last Modified||RBH January 02, 2011 03:13pm|
|Data Sources||New York Times 3/16/1909 |
Los Angeles Times 3/16/1909
61st Congress |
Cannon's re-election as Speaker was not certain. At the Republican caucus, he was re-nominated with 162 votes to 10 for Walter Smith and 8 scattering; his total was thus 33 less than a majority of the House [New York Times 3/14/1909].
However, Cannon agreed to some rules changes in exchange for the votes of some insurgent Republicans.