The 1812 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on December 8, 1812. Abner Lacock was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]


Incumbent Democratic-Republican Andrew Gregg, who was elected in 1806, was not a candidate for re-election to another term. The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, convened on December 8, 1812, to elect a new Senator to fill the term beginning on March 4, 1813. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Abner Lacock 63 50.00
Democratic-Republican Daniel Montgomery, Jr. 26 20.63
Independent James Brady 22 17.46
Democratic-Republican Isaac Weaver 6 4.76
N/A Not voting 9 7.14
Totals 126 100.00%


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 8 December 1812" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved December 22, 2013.

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Preceded by
Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class III)
Succeeded by