United States House of Representatives election in Florida, 1848

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United States House of Representatives election in Florida, 1848
Florida
← 1846 October 2, 1848 1850 →

Florida's single seat to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Whig Democratic
Last election 1 0
Seats won 1 0
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 4,832 3,805
Percentage 53.5% 46.5%

The election to the United States House of Representatives in Florida for the 31st Congress was held October 2, 1848. This election was held at the same time as the election for Governor of Florida.

Background[edit]

In the 1846 election, Edward C. Cabell (W) was elected to represent Florida in the House of Representatives. Cabell had previously won a special election in 1845 but his victory in that race had been challenged. In 1846 his victory was certain.

Election results[edit]

1848 United States House election results[1]
Whig Democratic
Edward C. Cabell (I) 4,382 53.5% William Pope Duval[2] 3,805 46.5%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Election details from Ourcampaigns.com
  2. ^ First governor of Florida Territory in 1822 - 1834