Pennsylvania 1797 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Special

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Pennsylvania 1797 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Special
Date:
1797
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Joseph Hiester
Candidates: Joseph Hiester[1]
Affiliation:Republican
Final Result: [2]1259
District of Five-
Berks County1259

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Election held to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George Ege.

References:

Der Unpartheyische Readinger Adler (Reading, PA). October 17, 1797.
Neue Unpartheyische Readinger Zeitung und Anzeigs-Nachrichten (Reading, PA). October 18, 1797.
Dubin, Michael J. United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results of the Elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 1998. 16, 17.

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