The 1818 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on December 8, 1818. Walter Lowrie was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]


Incumbent Democratic-Republican Abner Lacock, who was elected in 1812, 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, 1818, to elect a new Senator to fill the term beginning on March 4, 1819. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Walter Lowrie 87 67.97
Democratic-Republican Isaac Weaver 32 25.00
Democratic-Republican John Tod 1 0.78
N/A Not voting 8 6.25
Totals 128 100.00%


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 8 December 1818" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 22 December 2013.

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