1829 Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district special election

On December 15, 1829, a special election was held in Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative-elect William Wilkins (AM) on November 9, 1829, prior to the start of the 21st Congress.

Election results

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Harmar Denny Anti-Masonic 4,208 57.7%
James S. Stevenson Jacksonian 3,090 42.3%

Denny took his seat on December 30, 1829.[2]

See also



  1. ^ Wilkes University Election Statistics Project
  2. ^ "21st Congress membership roster" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2013.