1875 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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The 1875 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 19, 1875. William A. Wallace was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]


The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, convened on January 19, 1875, to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1875. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William A. Wallace 125 49.80
Republican John Allison 116 46.22
N/A Not voting 10 3.98
Totals 251 100.00%

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  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 19 January 1875" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. ^ "PA US Senate - 1875". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 22 December 2012.

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