1869 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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The 1869 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 19, 1869. John Scott was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]

Results[edit]

The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, convened on January 19, 1869, to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1869. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Scott 78 58.65
Democratic William A. Wallace 51 38.35
Democratic Hiester Clymer 1 0.75
N/A Not voting 3 2.26
Totals 133 100.00%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 19 January 1869" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. ^ "PA US Senate - 1869". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 22 December 2012.

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Preceded by
1863
Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class I)
1869
Succeeded by
1875