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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%


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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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