In the 1870 US House of Representatives election for District 4 (Indiana), Jeremiah M. Wilson defeated David S. Gooding by 4 votes: 12,561-12,557. #VotingMatters #2018Midterms #Indiana
Every American vote matters. In our nation’s history many elections across all levels of government have been decided by a few votes (only 1 vote in some elections!). Regardless of the political parties of the winners, elections have had real consequences on the lives of Americans. At OneV we believe that facts about close elections and the clear impact of election outcomes on everyday lives are important reminders for all Americans to cherish the right to vote.
Four Candidates, Two Seats and a 4 Vote Victory in SD House Race
In the 1998 South Dakota House of Representatives election for District 12, four candidates John R. McIntyre, Robert Litz, Hal Wick and Judy Rost fought for two seats. On the initial count, they had respectively 3,229, 2,250, 3,229 and 3,790 (12,498 total votes). As in 1996, Rost won the first seat, while McIntyre and Wick […]
4 Vote Margin in US House Race in Iowa
In the 1918 United States House of Representatives election for the 11th District (Iowa), George C. Scott defeated Thomas J. Steele by 4 votes (26,033–26,029). #VotingMatters #2018Midterms #Iowa
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