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United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1875


United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1875

The 1875 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 19, 1875. William A. Wallace was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]


The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, convened on January 19, 1875, to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1875. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William A. Wallace 125 49.80%
Republican John Allison 116 46.22%
N/A Not voting 10 3.98%
Totals 251 100.00%


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 19 January 1875". Wilkes University. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "PA US Senate - 1875". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 

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Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class I)
Succeeded by
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