1836 Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district special election

On November 4, 1836, a special election was held in Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district to fill a vacancy left by the October 30th, 1836 resignation of Jesse Miller (J).[1]

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
James Black Jacksonian 3,579 57.5%
Robert Elliott Anti-Jacksonian 2,742 42.5%

Black took his seat December 5, 1836, at the start of the 2nd session of the 24th Congress.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Twenty–Fourth Congress March 4, 1835, to March 3, 1837" (PDF). Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 12, 2012. Retrieved March 13, 2022. footnote 62
  2. ^ Cox, Harold E. (January 14, 2007). "24th Congress 1835–1837" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project.
  3. ^ "Twenty–Fourth Congress March 4, 1835, to March 3, 1837" (PDF). Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 12, 2012. Retrieved March 13, 2022. footnote 63