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Wilcox, W. W.

Senate 1919 (District 43)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Washington

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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Gender: Male
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Reported Minority: None Reported
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City of Residence (when first elected): White Bear Lake
Occupation (when first elected): Lawyer

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GENERAL NOTES

Total Days Served: 25

SESSIONS SERVED

41st Legislative Session (1919-1920)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 43
Elected: 11/5/1918
Residence: White Bear Lake
Term of Office: 1/7/1919 to 1/31/1919 (unfinished term)
Counties Represented: Washington
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
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Reason for unfinished term: Other - See Notes
Session Notes: His margin of victory over George Henry Sullivan was 43 votes. A recount occurred and W.W. Wilcox was found to have won by 35 votes. Wilcox was also charged with violations of the fair campaign practices act. After much debate, on January 31, 1919 the Senators declared the seat vacant. A new election was held, which Sullivan won.