1840 Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district special election

On November 20, 1840, a special election was held in Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the death of William S. Ramsey on October 17 of the same year.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Charles McClure Democratic 3,452 94.7%
Scattering 195 5.3%

McClure took office on December 7, 1840, at the start of the 2nd session of the 26th Congress.[2]

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