1854 United States House of Representatives election in Florida

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United States House of Representatives election in Florida, 1854

← 1852 October 2, 1854 1856 →

Florida's single seat to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Whig
Last election 1 0
Seats won 1 0
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 5,638 4,564
Percentage 55.3% 44.7%

The election to the United States House of Representatives in Florida for the 34th Congress was held on October 5, 1852.

Background[edit]

In 1852, control of Florida's at-large district changed from Whig to Democratic control. The Democrats would continue to hold this seat until the Civil War.

Election results[edit]

1854 United States House election results[1]
Democratic Whig
Augustus Maxwell[2] (I) 5,638 55.3% Thomas Brown[3] 4,564 44.7%

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