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Contested Election Cases

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Parent Issue
Day
17
Month
April
Year
1896
Copyright
Public Domain
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Washington, April 16. - Elections committee No. 3 Wednesday disposed of three cases, lea ving bufc one to ba aoted upon by this committee. The contest between John A. Brown, Pop., vs. John M. AUen, Dein., f rom the first Mississippi district, was decided in favor of Mr. Allen; A. M. Newman, Pop., vs. J. Gr. Spencer, Dem., Seventh Mississippi district, was decided in favor of Mr. Spencer. The committee in the third case found that Giles Otis Pearce, Independent Labor, received 157 votes as against 47,000 for John D. Ball, Pop., and the latter was iven the seat. This contest carne from the Second district of Colorado. In each instance the action of the committee was unanimous in allowing the sitting member to retain his seat.

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Ann Arbor Argus
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