1845 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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The 1845 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 14, 1845. Incumbent Daniel Sturgeon was re-elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]

Results[edit]

The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, convened on January 14, 1845, to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1845. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Daniel Sturgeon (Inc.) 72 54.14
Whig James Cooper 49 36.84
Know Nothing John Ashmead 5 3.76
Know Nothing E. W. Keyser 2 1.50
Know Nothing Jacob Broom 1 0.75
Know Nothing E. C. Reigert 1 0.75
Whig John Sergeant 1 0.75
N/A Not voting 2 1.50
Totals 133 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 14 January 1845" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  2. ^ "PA US Senate". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 22 December 2012.

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Preceded by
1840
Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class I)
1845
Succeeded by
1851