1825 Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district special election

On August 26, 1825, before the first session of the 19th Congress began, James Allison, Jr. (J) of Pennsylvania's 16th district resigned. A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy.

Election results edit

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Robert Orr, Jr. Jacksonian 5,157 56.7%
Abner Lacock Independent 3,944 43.3%

Orr took his seat on December 5, 1825, at the start of the First Session of the 19th Congress.[2]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Cox, Harold E. (January 14, 2007). "19th Congress 1825–1827" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project.
  2. ^ "Nineteenth Congress March 4, 1825, to March 3, 1827" (PDF). Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 9, 2013. Retrieved March 21, 2013. footnote 44