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ELECTION INFORMATION

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MD - District 05

Race Type

Special Election

Filing Deadline

11/30/-0001 6:00 pm

Polls Open

2/3/1939 6:00 am

Polls Close

2/3/1939 7:00 pm

Term Starts

2/4/1939 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/3/1941 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 1/14/2011, Updated 1/14/2011

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

 

Election date

11/8/1938

Term

1939-1938

Winner

Stephen Warfield Gambrill

Party

Democratic *

Votes

46,678

Percent

68.00%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/5/1940

Term

1941-1943

Winner

Lansdale G. Sasscer

Party

Democratic *

Votes

58,418

Percent

71.00%


NARRATIVE


DEBATES

EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

Title

Candidate

Against Candidate

Category

Ad Tone

Video Start Date

 

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Rep. Lansdale G. Sasscer
(Democratic)

23,287
83.08%

 

A. Kingsley Love
(Republican)

4,742
16.92%

 

Source for election returns: United States Congressional elections, 1788-1997 : the official results of the elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses


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