1841 Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district special election

On May 4, 1841, a special election was held in Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the death of William S. Ramsey (D) on October 17, 1840, shortly after his re-election, and before the 26th Congress had ended.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Amos Gustine Democratic 1,820 93.9%
Scattering 119 6.1%

Gustine took his seat on May 31,[2] at the start of the 1st session of the 27th Congress.

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