All 13 Pennsylvania seats to the United States House of Representatives
|Elections in Pennsylvania|
In the previous election, a delegation of all Democratic-Republicans had been elected to Congress. At this time, a moderate wing of the Democratic-Republican party, known as the Constitutional Republicans or tertium quids ("quids" for short) had broken off from the majority and ran candidates in several districts. The Quids were generally allied with the Federalists.
Pennsylvania was divided into 11 districts, of which four were plural districts with 11 Representatives between them. Several new counties were created between the 1802 elections and the 1804 elections. The districts were:
The borders between the 4th, 5th, and 8th districts were altered slightly in the erection of new counties from parts of several counties
Note: Many of these counties covered much larger areas than they do today, having since been divided into smaller counties
Fifteen incumbents ran for re-election, of whom 14 won. The incumbents Isaac Van Horne (DR) of the 2nd district, Joseph Hiester (DR) of the 3rd district and William Hoge (DR) of the 10th district did not run for re-election. One seat changed from Democratic-Republican to Federalist.
|Joseph Clay (I)||7,427||33.6%|
|Jacob Richards (I)||7,021||31.7%|
|Michael Leib (I)||3,992||18.0%|
|John Pugh||6,701||32.2%||John Ross||2,710||13.0%|
|Frederick Conrad (I)||6,596||21.8%||Samuel Preston||268||1.3%|
|Robert Brown (I)||4,532||21.8%|
|Christian Lower||9,079||33.1%||Thomas Boude||2,929||10.7%|
|John Whitehill (I)||6,309||23.0%||Isaac Wayne||2,814||10.3%|
|Isaac Anderson (I)||6,287||22.9%|
|David Bard (I)||3,245||34.6%|
|John A. Hanna (I)||2,931||31.2%|
|5th||Andrew Gregg (I)||3,318||100%|
|6th||John Stewart (I)||1,211||41.5%||James Kelly||1,705||58.5%|
|7th||John Rea (I)||1,494||100%|
|8th||William Findley (I)||1,332||64.7%||John Brandon||727||35.3%|
|9th||John Smilie (I)||100%|
|10th||John Hamilton||1,068||John Israel||No returns|
|11th||John Lucas (I)||2,526||64.8%||James O'Hara||1,373||35.2%|
John Hoge was William's brother.
Two special elections were held on October 8, 1805. In the 4th district, John A. Hanna (DR) died on July 23, 1805, while in the 11th district, John Lucas (DR) resigned prior to the first meeting of the 9th Congress.
|11th||Samuel Smith||3,275||52.7%||Nathaniel Irish||681||11.0%||James O'Hara||2,263||36.4%|
|1st||John Porter||2,396||73.1%||Richard Falwell||829||25.3%|