The 1802 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on December 14, 1802. Samuel Maclay was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]

Results

Incumbent Federalist Senator James Ross, who was elected in 1794 and re-elected in 1797, 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 14, 1802, to elect a new Senator to fill the term beginning on March 4, 1803. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Samuel Maclay 66 59.46
Democratic-Republican Isaac Weaver 28 25.23
Democratic-Republican William Maclay 11 9.91
N/A Not voting 6 5.41
Totals 111 100.00%

References

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 14 December 1802" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
  2. ^ "PA US Senate - 1802". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 21 December 2012.

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Preceded by
1797
Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class I)
1802
Succeeded by
1808