|Elections in Pennsylvania|
The Democratic-Republican Isaac D. Barnard was elected to the United States Senate by the General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, in December 1826. Sen. Barnard resigned on December 6, 1831, vacating the seat.
Following the resignation of Sen. Isaac Barnard, the Pennsylvania General Assembly convened on December 13, 1831, to elect a new Senator to fill the vacancy. A total of eleven ballots were recorded. The results of the eleventh and final ballot of both houses combined are as follows:
|Democratic||George M. Dallas||67||50.38|
|Democratic||Samuel B. Davis||1||0.75|
- "U.S. Senate Election - 13 December 1831" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- "BARNARD, Isaac Dutton, (1791 - 1834)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- "PA US Senate - Special Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- Pennsylvania Election Statistics: 1682-2006 from the Wilkes University Election Statistics Project
| Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class I)