1806 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1806 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held from December 9 to 16, 1806. Andrew Gregg was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]



Incumbent Democratic-Republican George Logan, who was elected in a special election in 1801, was not a candidate for re-election to another term. The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, convened on December 9, 1806, to elect a new Senator to fill the term beginning on March 4, 1807. Four ballots were recorded over the next week. The results of the fourth and final ballot of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Andrew Gregg 55 49.11
Democratic-Republican Nathaniel Boileau 40 35.71
Democratic-Republican John Steele 14 12.50
N/A Not voting 3 2.68
Totals 112 100.00%

See also



  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 9-16 December 1806" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
Preceded by Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class III)
Succeeded by