United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1826

The 1826 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on December 12, 1826. Isaac D. Barnard was elected by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to the United States Senate.[1]


The Pennsylvania General Assembly, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, convened on December 12, 1826, to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1827. Two ballots were recorded. The results of the second and final ballot of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Isaac D. Barnard 108 81.20
Federalist Samuel D. Ingham 11 8.27
Federalist Joseph Hemphill 5 3.76
Federalist James Buchanan 3 2.26
Democratic-Republican Thomas Sergeant 1 0.75
N/A Not voting 5 3.76
Totals 133 100.00%


  1. 1 2 "U.S. Senate Election - 12 December 1826" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 21 December 2012.

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