The 1887 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 18, 1887. Matthew Quay was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]

Results

The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and Senate, convened on January 18, 1887, to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1887. The results of the vote of both houses are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Matthew Quay 165 65.74
Democratic Simon P. Wolverton 80 31.87
N/A Not voting 6 2.39
Totals 251 100.00%

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 18 January 1887" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. ^ "PA US Senate - 1887". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 22 December 2012.

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Preceded by
1881
Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class I)
1887
Succeeded by
1893