1836 Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district special election

On October 11, 1836, a special election was held in Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of John Banks (AM) on April 2. This election was held at the same time as the general elections for the 25th Congress

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
John J. Pearson Anti-Jacksonian 3,410 57.7%
John Findley Jacksonian 2,505 42.3%

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

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