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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1911

 

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1911

The 1911 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 17, 1911. Incumbent Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate. This was the last Class I U.S. Senate election to be decided by the Pennsylvania General Assembly before the ratification of the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which mandated direct election of U.S. Senators.[1]

Results

The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, convened on January 17, 1911, to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1911. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Inc.) 181 70.43%
Democratic J. Henry Cochran 35 13.62%
Democratic Julian Kennedy 25 9.73%
Democratic James B. Riley 3 1.17%
Republican William Flinn 2 0.78%
Democratic William H. Berry 1 0.39%
Democratic George W. Guthrie 1 0.39%
Socialist Joseph E. Choerr 1 0.39%
N/A Not voting 8 3.11%
Totals 257 100.00%

References

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 17 January 1911". Wilkes University. Retrieved 24 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "PA US Senate - 1911". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 24 December 2012. 

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Preceded by
1909
Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class I)
1911
Succeeded by
1916
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