1816 United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania elected its members October 8, 1816.

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates[a][1]
Pennsylvania 1
Plural district with 4 seats
John Sergeant Federalist 1815 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Adam Seybert (Democratic-Republican) 13.9%
William Anderson (Democratic-Republican) 13.8%
John Sergeant (Federalist) 12.5%
Joseph Hopkinson (Federalist) 12.3%
William Milnor (Federalist) 12.2%
Samuel Edwards (Federalist) 12.1%
Jacob Summer (Democratic-Republican) 8.8%
John Conard (Democratic-Republican) 8.1%
William J. Duane (Democratic-Republican) 6.3%
Joseph Hopkinson Federalist 1814 Incumbent re-elected.
William Milnor Federalist 1806
1810 (Lost)
1814
Incumbent lost-relection.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Thomas Smith Federalist 1814 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Pennsylvania 2
Plural district with 2 seats
William Darlington Democratic-Republican 1814 Incumbent lost-relection.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Levi Pawling (Federalist) 25.5%
Isaac Darlington (Federalist) 25.1%
William Darlington (Democratic-Republican) 25.1%
John Hahn 24.3%
John Hahn Democratic-Republican 1814 Incumbent lost-relection.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Pennsylvania 3
Plural district with 2 seats
John Whiteside Democratic-Republican 1814 Incumbent re-elected. John Whiteside (Democratic-Republican) 39.4%
James M. Wallace (Democratic-Republican) 39.0%
Amos Slaymaker (Federalist) 21.6%
James M. Wallace Democratic-Republican 1815 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 4 Hugh Glasgow Democratic-Republican 1812 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Jacob Spangler (Democratic-Republican) 67.1%
Jacob Hay (Federalist) 32.9%
Pennsylvania 5
Plural district with 2 seats
William Maclay Democratic-Republican 1814 Incumbent re-elected. William Maclay (Democratic-Republican) 31.0%
Andrew Boden (Democratic-Republican) 27.8%
James McSherry (Federalist) 19.8%
John McClelland (Federalist) 18.1%
William Crawford (Democratic-Republican) 3.3%
William Crawford Democratic-Republican 1808 Incumbent lost-relection.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Pennsylvania 6
Plural district with 2 seats
Samuel D. Ingham Democratic-Republican 1812 Incumbent re-elected. John Ross (Democratic-Republican) 50.8%
Samuel D. Ingham (Democratic-Republican) 49.2%
John Ross Democratic-Republican 1814 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 7 Joseph Hiester Democratic-Republican 1798
1804 (Retired)
1814
Incumbent re-elected. Joseph Hiester (Democratic-Republican) 85.0%
Charles Shoemaker (Democratic-Republican) 8.6%
Daniel Udree (Democratic-Republican) 6.4%
Pennsylvania 8 William Piper Democratic-Republican 1810 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Alexander Ogle (Democratic-Republican) 99.7%
Pennsylvania 9 Thomas Burnside Democratic-Republican 1815 (Special) Incumbent resigned in April 1816 to accept judicial appointment.
New member elected October 8, 1816.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Successor also elected, the same day, to finish the term.
William P. Maclay (Democratic-Republican) 75.7%
James A. Banks (Federalist) 24.3%
Pennsylvania 10
Plural district with 2 seats
William Wilson Democratic-Republican 1814 Incumbent re-elected. William Wilson (Democratic-Republican) 32.5%
David Scott (Democratic-Republican) 31.5%
William Buyers (Federalist) 14.8
George Kremer (Democratic-Republican) 8.8%
Roswell Wells (Federalist) 8.8%
Charles Maus 3.5%
Jared Irwin Democratic-Republican 1812 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Successor resigned before Congress started, leading to a special election.
Pennsylvania 11 William Findley Democratic-Republican 1802 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
David Marchand (Democratic-Republican) 52.8%
George Armstrong (Federalist) 47.2%
Pennsylvania 12 Aaron Lyle Democratic-Republican 1808 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Thomas Patterson (Democratic-Republican) 87.2%
John Hughes (Federalist) 12.8%
Pennsylvania 13 Isaac Griffin Democratic-Republican 1813 (Special) Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Christian Tarr (Democratic-Republican) 50.8%
Presley C. Lane (Democratic-Republican) 19.7%
Henry Heaton (Democratic-Republican) 14.2%
Thomas McKibben (Democratic-Republican) 11.7%
Thomas Hersey (Democratic-Republican) 3.6%
Pennsylvania 14 John Woods Federalist 1814 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Henry Baldwin (Democratic-Republican) 61.6%
Walter Lowrie (Democratic-Republican) 38.4%
Pennsylvania 15 Thomas Wilson Democratic-Republican 1813 (Special) Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Robert Moore (Democratic-Republican) 51.1%
William Clark (Federalist) 48.9%

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cox, Harold (January 31, 2007). "Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682-2006". The Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.