United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1818

The 1818 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on December 8, 1818. Walter Lowrie was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]


Incumbent Democratic-Republican Abner Lacock, who was elected in 1812, 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 8, 1818, to elect a new Senator to fill the term beginning on March 4, 1819. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Walter Lowrie 87 67.97
Democratic-Republican Isaac Weaver 32 25.00
Democratic-Republican John Tod 1 0.78
N/A Not voting 8 6.25
Totals 128 100.00%


  1. 1 2 "U.S. Senate Election - 8 December 1818" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 22 December 2013.

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