United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1795

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. 1 2 "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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