|Elections in Pennsylvania|
The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1844 saw the election of Peter McCall.
Beginning in 1839, the city operated under a mixed electoral system. Citizens voted for mayor in a general election. If a candidate receive a majority of the vote, they would be elected mayor. However, if no candidate received a majority, the City Council would select a mayor from the top-two finishers.
|Know Nothing||Elhanan W. Keyser||5,065||34.67%|
City Council (runoff)
|Know Nothing||Elhanan W. Keyser||0||0.00%|
- "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.