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  IL - District 19 Special Election
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Parents > United States > Illinois > IL - District 19
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline May 01, 1889 - 07:00pm Central
Polls Open May 21, 1889 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 21, 1889 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start May 22, 1889 - 12:00pm
Term End March 03, 1891 - 12:00pm
ContributorThomas Walker
Last Modifiedev February 26, 2010 12:03pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J. Dubin
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won11/06/1888
NameRichard Wellington Townshend Votes18,086 (53.00%)
Term03/04/1889 - 03/09/1889 Margin2,471 (+7.24%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1890
NameJames Robert Williams Votes17,410 (56.43%)
Term03/04/1891 - 03/03/1893 Margin4,797 (+15.55%)
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Name James Robert Williams Treasurer Thomas S. Ridgway John P. Stelle William G. Showers Write-In  
PartyDemocratic Republican Farmers' Alliance Prohibition Nonpartisan  
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Certified Votes14,858 (54.56%) 10,459 (38.41%) 1,645 (6.04%) 267 (0.98%) 2 (0.01%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -4,399 (-16.15%) -13,213 (-48.52%) -14,591 (-53.58%) -14,856 (-54.56%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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