1795 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania

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The 1795 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on February 26, 1795. William Bingham was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]


Incumbent Federalist Robert Morris, who was elected in 1788, 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 February 26, 1795, to elect a new Senator to fill the term beginning on March 4, 1795. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Pro-Administration William Bingham 58 56.86
Anti-Administration Peter Muhlenberg 35 34.31
N/A Not voting 9 8.82
Totals 102 100.00%

See also


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Senate Election - 26 February 1795" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 28 September 2013.

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Preceded by
Pennsylvania U.S. Senate election (Class III)
Succeeded by
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