1832 United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania

Summary

Following the reapportionment resulting from the 1830 census, Pennsylvania gained two representatives, increasing from 26 to 28, and was redistricted into 25 districts, two of which were plural districts. Pennsylvania elected its members October 9, 1832.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates[1][a]
Pennsylvania 1 Joel B. Sutherland Jacksonian 1826 Incumbent re-elected.
Winner resigned to become a judge but then won re-election to the seat.
  • Green tickY Joel B. Sutherland (Jacksonian) 50.0%
  • James Gowen (Anti-Jacksonian) 40.5%
  • Samuel B. Davis (Jacksonian) 9.5%
Pennsylvania 2
Plural district with 2 seats
Henry Horn Jacksonian 1830 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Anti-Jacksonian gain.
None (Seat created) New seat.
New member elected.
Anti-Jacksonian gain.
Pennsylvania 3 John G. Watmough Anti-Jacksonian 1830 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY John G. Watmough (Anti-Jacksonian) 53.7%
  • Jesse R. Burden (Jacksonian) 34.4%
  • Mahon M. Lewis (Jacksonian) 11.9%
Pennsylvania 4
Plural district with 3 seats
William Hiester Anti-Masonic 1830 Incumbent re-elected.
Joshua Evans Jr. Jacksonian 1828 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Anti-Masonic gain.
David Potts Jr. Anti-Masonic 1830 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 5 Joel K. Mann Jacksonian 1830 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY Joel K. Mann (Jacksonian) 54.5%
  • Benjamin Reiff (Anti-Masonic) 45.5%
Pennsylvania 6 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.
Pennsylvania 7 Peter Ihrie Jr.
Redistricted from the 8th district
Jacksonian 1829 (Special) Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Jacksonian hold
Pennsylvania 8 Henry King
Redistricted from the 7th district
Jacksonian 1830 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY Henry King (Jacksonian) 54.3%
  • William Audenreid (Anti-Masonic) 45.7%
Pennsylvania 9 Henry A. P. Muhlenberg
Redistricted from the 7th district
Jacksonian 1828 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 10 John C. Bucher
Redistricted from the 6th district
Jacksonian 1830 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Anti-Masonic gain.
Pennsylvania 11 Adam King
Redistricted from the 10th district
Jacksonian 1826 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Anti-Masonic gain.
Pennsylvania 12 Thomas H. Crawford
Redistricted from the 11th district
Jacksonian 1828 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Anti-Masonic gain.
Pennsylvania 13 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.
  • Green tickY Jesse Miller (Jacksonian) 53.8%
  • Thomas Whiteside (Anti-Masonic) 46.2%
Pennsylvania 14 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.
Pennsylvania 15 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.
  • Green tickY Andrew Beaumont (Jacksonian) 34.8%
  • Thomas W. Miner (Anti-Masonic/Anti-Jacksonian) 33.3%
  • James McClintock (Independent Jacksonian) 31.9%
Pennsylvania 16 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.
Pennsylvania 17 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.
  • Green tickY John Laporte (Jacksonian) 60.3%
  • Simon Kinney (Anti-Masonic) 39.7%
Pennsylvania 18 George Burd
Redistricted from the 13th district
Anti-Jacksonian 1830 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY George Burd (Anti-Jacksonian) 52.0%
  • David Mann (Anti-Masonic) 48.0%
Pennsylvania 19 Richard Coulter
Redistricted from the 17th district
Jacksonian 1826 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 20 Andrew Stewart
Redistricted from the 14th district
Anti-Masonic 1820
1828 (Lost)
1830
Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY Andrew Stewart (Anti-Masonic) 51.8%
  • William G. Hawkins (Jacksonian) 48.8%
Pennsylvania 21 Thomas M. T. McKennan
Redistricted from the 15th district
Anti-Masonic 1830 Incumbent re-elected.
Pennsylvania 22 Harmar Denny
Redistricted from the 16th district
Anti-Masonic 1829 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY Harmar Denny (Anti-Masonic) 61.2%
  • William Robinson (Jacksonian) 38.8%
Pennsylvania 23 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.
Pennsylvania 24 John Banks
Redistricted from the 18th district
Anti-Masonic 1830 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY John Banks (Anti-Masonic) 51.1%
  • Samuel Power (Jacksonian) 48.9%
Pennsylvania 25 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ For plural districts, percent is based on assumption that each voter cast as many votes as there are seats
  2. ^ Changed parties

References

  1. ^ Wilkes University Elections Statistics Project