1805 Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district on October 8, 1805 to fill a vacancy left by the death of John A. Hanna (DR) on July 23, 1805,[1] before the first session of the 9th Congress.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Robert Whitehill Democratic-Republican 6,457 70.7%
James Duncan Independent Republican 2,674 29.3%

Whitehall took his seat December 2, 1805[1]

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