1838 Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district special election


On March 8, 1838, a special election was held in Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Henry A. P. Muhlenberg (D) on February 9, 1838.[1]

Election results Edit

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
George M. Keim Democratic 2,599 96.8%
Scattering 85 3.2%

Keim took his seat on March 17, 1838[2] during the 2nd session of the 25th Congress.

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ a b Cox, Harold E. (January 13, 2007). "25th Congress 1837–1839" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project.
  2. ^ "Twenty–Fifth Congress March 4, 1837, to March 3, 1839" (PDF). Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 13, 2012. Retrieved March 13, 2022. footnote 44