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1837 Pennsylvanias 3rd congressional district special election

On June 29, 1837, a special election was held in Pennsylvanias 3rd congressional district to fill a vacancy left by the death of Francis J. Harper on March 18, 1837.

                                               

1838 United States House of Representatives elections in Vermont

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 26th Congress were held during President Martin Van Burens term at various dates in different states from July 1838 to November 1839. The panic of 1837 and the subsequent recession c ...

                                               

1838 Pennsylvanias 9th congressional district special election

On March 8, 1838, a special election was held in Pennsylvanias 9th congressional district to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Henry A. P. Muhlenberg on February 9, 1838

                                               

1837 United States Senate election in New York

The 1837 United States Senate election in New York was held on February 7, 1837, by the New York State Legislature to elect a U.S. Senator to represent the State of New York in the United States Senate.

                                               

1838 United States Senate special election in Tennessee

The United States Senate elections of 1838 and 1839 were elections which had the Democratic Party lose seven seats in the United States Senate, but still retain a majority. As this election was prior to ratification of the seventeenth amendment, ...

                                               

1839 Pennsylvanias 14th congressional district special election

On November 20, 1839, a special election was held in Pennsylvanias 14th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the death of William W. Potter on October 28 of that year, before the start of the first session of the 26th Congress.

                                               

1840 United States House of Representatives elections in Vermont

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 27th Congress were held at various dates in different states from July 1840 to November 1841. To the Whigs of the wave, voters gave the Whig party a house majority for the first time ...

                                               

1840 Pennsylvanias 13th congressional district special election

On November 20, 1840, a special election was held in Pennsylvanias 13th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the death of William S. Ramsey on October 17 of the same year.

                                               

1840 Pennsylvanias 22nd congressional district special election

On October 13, 1840, the same day as the general elections for the 27th Congress, a special election was held in Pennsylvanias 22nd congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Richard Biddle

                                               

1839 United States Senate election in Massachusetts

The 1839 United States Senate election in Massachusetts was held on January 17 and 18, 1839. The incumbent Whig Senator Daniel Webster was easily re-elected for a third term. At this time Massachusetts elected a U.S. Senator by a majority in each ...

                                               

1839–1840 United States Senate election in New York

The 1839/1840 United States Senate election in New York was held on February 5, 1839, and January 14, 1840, by the New York State Legislature to elect a U.S. Senator to represent the State of New York in the United States Senate.

                                               

1840 United States Senate election in Virginia

The United States Senate elections of 1840 and 1841 were elections which, corresponding with their Partys success in the 1840 presidential election, had the Whig Party take control of the United States Senate. As this election was prior to ratifi ...

                                               

1840 United States Senate special election in Pennsylvania

The 1840 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 14, 1840, after the regularly scheduled election in December 1838 was postponed due to the Buckshot War. Daniel Sturgeon was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly t ...

                                               

1841 Pennsylvanias 13th congressional district special election

On May 4, 1841, a special election was held in Pennsylvanias 13th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the death of William S. Ramsey on October 17, 1840, shortly after his re-election, and before the 26th Congress had ended.

                                               

1842 United States House of Representatives elections in Tennessee

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 28th Congress were held during President John Tylers term at various dates in different states between August 1842 and February 1844. The Whig effectively lost a seemingly comfortabl ...

                                               

1841 United States Senate election in Tennessee

In 1841, Spencer Jarnagin was nominated for U.S. Senator by the Whig caucus in the Tennessee General Assembly. However, some of the Democrats in the legislature decided that no Senator would be preferable to a Whig. Known as the "Immortal Thirtee ...

                                               

1842 United States Senate special election in Vermont

The United States Senate elections of 1842 and 1843 were elections which had the Whigs lose seats but maintain control of the United States Senate. Although they lost three seats in the general elections, they gained two of them back by the start ...

                                               

1844 United States House of Representatives elections in Michigan

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 29th Congress were held at various dates in different states from July 1844 to November 1845. All 227 of elected Council members took their seats when Congress convened December 1, 1 ...

                                               

1843 United States Senate election in New York

The 1843 United States Senate election in New York was held on February 7, 1843, by the New York State Legislature to elect a U.S. Senator to represent the State of New York in the United States Senate.

                                               

1843 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1843 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 10, 1843. Future President of the United States James Buchanan was re-elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.

                                               

1843 United States Senate special elections in Tennessee

In 1841, Spencer Jarnagin was nominated for U.S. Senator by the Whig caucus in the Tennessee General Assembly. However, some of the Democrats in the legislature decided that no senator would be preferable to a Whig. Known as the "Immortal Thirtee ...

                                               

1844 United States Senate election in Tennessee

The United States Senate elections of 1844 and 1845 were elections which, coinciding with James K. Polks election, had the Democratic Party retake control of the United States Senate, gaining a net total of eleven seats from the Whigs. As this el ...

                                               

1845 United States House of Representatives election in Florida

The election to the United States House of Representatives in Florida for the 29th Congress was held on May 26, 1845, the first Congressional election in Floridas history.

                                               

1846 United States House of Representatives elections in Vermont

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 30th Congress were held during President James K. Polks term at various dates in different states from August 1846 to November 1847. Whigs won 37 seats to win 116, and changes in par ...

                                               

1846 United States House of Representatives election in Florida

In the previous election, Florida had initially elected David Levy Yulee D to the House, but he resigned upon being elected to the Senate and was replaced in a special election which was initially won by Edward C. Cabell W. Cabells election was s ...

                                               

1845 United States Senate elections in New York

The 1845 United States Senate special election in New York was held on January 18, 1845 by the New York State Legislature to elect two U.S. Senators to represent the State of New York in the United States Senate. The regular 1845 United States Se ...

                                               

1845 United States Senate special election in Pennsylvania

The 1845 United States Senate special election in Pennsylvania was held on March 13, 1845. Simon Cameron was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.

                                               

1846 United States Senate election in Virginia

The United States Senate elections of 1846 and 1847 were elections which had the Democratic Party gain four seats in the United States Senate. As this election was prior to ratification of the seventeenth amendment, senators were chosen by the le ...

                                               

1848 United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 31st Congress were held at various dates in different states from August 1848 to November 1849. These elections spanned the presidential election of 1848, and occurred against the ba ...

                                               

1848 United States House of Representatives election in Florida

The election to the United States House of Representatives in Florida for the 31st Congress was held October 2, 1848. This election was held at the same time as the election for Governor of Florida.

                                               

1848 United States Senate elections in Wisconsin

The United States Senate elections of 1848 and 1849 were elections which had the Democratic Party lose seats but maintain control of the United States Senate. As this election was prior to ratification of the seventeenth amendment, senators were ...

                                               

1850 United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 32nd Congress were held at various dates in different states from August 1850 to November 1851. The Democrats gained 17 seats, increasing their majority relative to the rival Whigs, ...

                                               

1849 United States Senate election in New York

The 1849 United States Senate election in New York was held on February 6, 1849, by the New York State Legislature to elect a U.S. Senator to represent the State of New York in the United States Senate.

                                               

1849 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1849 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 10, 1849. James Cooper was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.

                                               

1850 United States Senate elections in California

The United States Senate elections of 1850 and 1851 were elections which had the Democratic Party lose seats, but retain a majority in the United States Senate. As this election was prior to ratification of the seventeenth amendment, senators wer ...

                                               

1852 United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 33rd Congress were held at various dates in different states from August 1852 to November 1853. Democrats increased their house majority in the election of Franklin pierce to the pre ...

                                               

1852 United States House of Representatives election in Florida

The election to the United States House of Representatives in Florida for the 33rd Congress was held October 5, 1852 at the same time as the election for Governor.

                                               

1851 United States Senate election in Massachusetts

The 1851 United States Senate election in Massachusetts was held during January 1851. Free Soil Party candidate Charles Sumner was elected by a coalition of Free-Soil and Democratic legislators over Whig incumbent Robert C. Winthrop, who had been ...

                                               

1852 United States Senate election in Virginia

The United States Senate elections of 1852 and 1853 were elections which had the Democratic Party gain two seats in the United States Senate, and which coincided with the 1852 presidential election. Only six of the twenty Senators up for election ...

                                               

1854 United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 34th Congress were held during President Franklin Pierces term at various dates in different states from August 1854 to November 1855. This midterm election was one of the most destr ...

                                               

1854 United States House of Representatives election in Florida

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

                                               

1854 United States House of Representatives elections in New York

The 1854 United States House of Representatives elections in New York were held on November 7, 1854, to elect 33 U.S. Representatives to represent the State of New York in the United States House of Representatives of the 34th United States Congr ...

                                               

1854 United States Senate election in Wisconsin

The United States Senate elections of 1854 and 1855 were elections which saw the final decline of the Whig Party and the continuing majority of the Democrats. Those Whigs in the South who were opposed to secession ran on the "Opposition Party" ti ...

                                               

1856 United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 35th Congress were held at various dates in different states from August 1856 to November 1857. The elections returned a semblance of normal life in the Democratic party, the restora ...

                                               

1856 United States House of Representatives election in Florida

The election to the United States House of Representatives in Florida for the 35th Congress was held October 6, 1856, at the same time as the election for Governor.

                                               

1856 United States Senate election in Virginia

The United States Senate elections of 1856 and 1857 were elections which had the young Republican Party assume its position as one of the United Statess two main political parties. The Whigs and Free Soilers were gone by the time the next Congres ...

                                               

1858 United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 36th Congress were held during President James Buchanans term at various dates in different states from August 1858 to November 1859. After winning many for the first time, Republica ...

                                               

1857 United States Senate election in Massachusetts

The 1857 United States Senate election in Massachusetts was held in January 1857. Incumbent Charles Sumner was re-elected to a second term in office as a member of the Republican Party. Sumner was narrowly elected by a coalition of Free-Soil and ...

                                               

1857 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

The 1857 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 13, 1857. Simon Cameron was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.

                                               

1858 United States Senate election in Virginia

The United States Senate elections of 1858 and 1859 were elections which had the Republican Party gain five additional seats in the United States Senate, but the Democrats retained their majority. That majority would erode in 1860 with the secess ...