1831 Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district special election

On November 22, 1831, a special election was held in Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the death of William Ramsey (D) on September 29, 1831.[1]

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Robert McCoy Democratic 2,459 44.4%
John D. Mahon Independent 1,931 34.8%
James McSherry Anti-Masonic 1,154 20.8%

McCoy took his seat December 5, 1831, at the start of the 1st session of the 22nd Congress[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Twenty–Second Congress March 4, 1831, to March 3, 1833" (PDF). Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 12, 2012. Retrieved March 13, 2022. footnote 28
  2. ^ Cox, Harold E. (January 13, 2007). "22nd Congress 1831–1833" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project.
  3. ^ "Twenty–Second Congress March 4, 1831, to March 3, 1833" (PDF). Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 12, 2012. Retrieved March 13, 2022. footnote 29