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VA - District 05

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

6/1/1890 8:00 pm

Polls Open

11/4/1890 8:00 am

Polls Close

11/4/1890 7:00 pm

Term Starts

3/4/1891 12:00 am

Term Ends

3/3/1893 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 3/19/2010, Updated 4/22/2010

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

 

Election date

11/6/1888

Term

1889-1891

Winner

Posey G. Lester

Party

Democratic

Votes

14,417

Percent

52.50%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/8/1892

Term

1893-1895

Winner

Claude Augustus Swanson

Party

Democratic

Votes

14,112

Percent

53.91%


PRIMARIES

NARRATIVE


DEBATES

EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

Title

Candidate

Against Candidate

Category

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Video Start Date

 

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Rep. Posey G. Lester
(Democratic) *

10,569
82.07%

 

S. C. Adams
(Independent)

1,360
10.56%

 

 

J. Ring
(Independent)

949
7.37%

 

Source for election returns: United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997 The Official Results Michael J Dubin


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