1826 Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district special election

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On January 12, 1826, Patrick Farrelly (J) of Pennsylvania's 18th district died in office. A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Thomas H. Sill Anti-Jacksonian 1,812 39.8%
Stephen Barlow Jacksonian 1,045 22.9%
Samuel Hayes [2] 937 20.6%
Jacob Herrington [2] 760 16.7%

Sill took his seat April 3, 1826, during the First Session.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://staffweb.wilkes.edu/harold.cox/rep/Congress%201824.pdf
  2. ^ a b Party affiliation not given in source
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-03-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) footnote 46