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November 8, 1949

Special Election

Special Election to fill vacancies caused by deaths of Congressman Richard J. Welch (CD-05) and State Senator Michael J. Burns (SD-03), as well as the resignations of Assemblymen Ralph C. Dills (AD-69) and Howard K. Cramer (AD-80)

Lloyd J. Cosgrove Nonpartisan 36.9% Loss
Charles Garry Nonpartisan 6.8% Loss
John F. Shelley Nonpartisan 56.3% Win
Anthony J. Massei Nonpartisan 38.9% Loss
Arthur W. Way Republican 61.1% Win
Gayle Collins Nonpartisan 35.2% Loss
Oscar V. McCracken Nonpartisan 22.9% Loss
Carley V. Porter Nonpartisan 41.9% Win
Edwin S. "Ed" Bulen Nonpartisan 19.8% Loss
Edwin M. Campbell Nonpartisan 32.1% Loss
Ralph R. Cloyed Nonpartisan 39.8% Win
Edward J. Neron Nonpartisan 8.3% Loss