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ⓘ 1912 United States House of Representatives elections in Arkansas




1912 United States House of Representatives elections in Arkansas
                                     

ⓘ 1912 United States House of Representatives elections in Arkansas

Elections to the United States House of Representatives in 1912 were held for members of the 63rd Congress, coinciding with the election of President Woodrow Wilson.

Wilsons victory was partly due to the division of the opposition Republican party into conservative and progressive factions. Although many progressives left in the side of the frame, they maintained a cushy relationship with the Republican leadership. Others formed a third party known as the progressives and several switched allegiance to the Democrats. A message of unity was portrayed by the Democrats, allowing this group to present itself above the scandals and corruption that have become associated with the Republican internal strife. A lot of new places that were added after the prior census was in the hands of the Democrats. In addition, William Kent, who was elected to the house as a Republican in 1908, he was elected to Californias 1st constituency as an independent candidate.

The number of representatives was increased to 435 elections, where now stands apart from 1959, when Alaska and Hawaii were admitted as States.