United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1863

The 1863 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania was held on January 13, 1863. Charles Buckalew 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 January 13, 1863 to elect a Senator to serve the term beginning on March 4, 1863. The results of the vote of both houses combined are as follows:

State Legislature Results[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles R. Buckalew 67 50.38
Republican Simon Cameron 65 48.87
Republican William D. Kelley 1 0.75
Totals 133 100.00%

See also


  1. 1 2 "U.S. Senate Election - 13 January 1863" (PDF). Wilkes University. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  2. "PA US Senate - 1863". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 22 December 2012.

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