Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district special election, 1825

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On August 26, 1825, before the first session of the 19th Congress began, James Allison, Jr. (J) of Pennsylvania's 16th district resigned. A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Robert Orr, Jr. Jacksonian 5,157 56.7%
Abner Lacock Independent 3,944 43.3%

Orr took his seat on December 5, 1825, at the start of the First Session of the 19th Congress[2]

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