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Parents > United States > Rhode Island > RI - Eastern District
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 03, 1861 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 03, 1861 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start April 04, 1861 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1863 - 12:00am
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH January 08, 2011 08:51pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional elections, 1788-1997 : the official results of the elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyAmerican Won06/22/1859
NameChristopher Robinson Votes3,414 (56.32%)
Term06/23/1859 - 03/04/1861 Margin766 (+12.64%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyUnion Won04/01/1863
NameThomas A. Jenckes Votes6,536 (58.61%)
Term04/02/1863 - 03/04/1865 Margin1,921 (+17.23%)
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Name William Paine Sheffield (I) Rep. Christopher Robinson  
PartyUnionist Democrat Republican  
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Uncertified Votes6,998 (51.25%) 6,656 (48.75%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -342 (-2.50%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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