1887 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1887 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 18, 1887. Matthew Quay was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]

ResultsEdit

The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and Senate, convened on January 18, 1887, to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1887. The results of the vote of both houses are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Matthew Quay 165 65.74
Democratic Simon P. Wolverton 80 31.87
N/A Not voting 6 2.39
Totals 251 100.00%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 18 January 1887" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. ^ "PA US Senate - 1887". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 22 December 2012.

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Preceded by Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class I)
1887
Succeeded by