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VA - District 05

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

6/1/1888 8:00 pm

Polls Open

11/6/1888 8:00 am

Polls Close

11/6/1888 7:00 pm

Term Starts

3/4/1889 12:00 am

Term Ends

3/3/1891 12:00 pm

Database Record

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

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

 

Election date

11/2/1886

Term

1887-1889

Winner

John R. Brown

Party

Republican

Votes

12,773

Percent

57.06%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/4/1890

Term

1891-1893

Winner

Posey G. Lester

Party

Democratic *

Votes

10,569

Percent

82.07%


PRIMARIES

NARRATIVE


DEBATES

EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

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Category

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NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Rep. Posey G. Lester
(Democratic)

14,417
52.50%

 

John D. Blackwell
(Republican)

13,044
47.50%

 

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


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