Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district special election, 1829

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On December 15, 1829, a special election was held in Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative-elect William Wilkins (AM) on November 9, 1829, prior to the start of the 21st Congress.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Harmar Denny Anti-Masonic 4,208 57.7%
James S. Stevenson Jacksonian 3,090 42.3%

Denny took his seat on December 30, 1829.[2]

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