United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1824–25

The 1824–1825 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held between December 1824 and February 1825. William Marks was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]


Incumbent Democratic-Republican Walter Lowrie, who was elected in 1818, 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 14, 1824, to elect a new Senator to fill the term beginning on March 4, 1825. Thirty-two ballots were recorded between that date and February 14, 1825. The results of the thirty-second and final ballot of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
National Republican William Marks 73 54.89
Democratic-Republican Thomas Burnside 27 20.30
Federalist John Sergeant 19 14.29
Democratic-Republican Samuel D. Ingham 2 1.50
N/A Not voting 12 9.02
Totals 133 100.00%


  1. 1 2 "U.S. Senate Election - 1824-1825" (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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