Francis B. Posey

Offices

U.S. House
District 1
In office
Jan 29, 1889 to Mar 4, 1889

Party: Republican
Assumed: Special Election
Left: Lost Full Term Election
Francis B. Posey spent 1 month, 4 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

1888–U.S. House (District 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 1888
49.31%
William Fletcher Parrett*, Democratic, 20,647 votes
49.26%
Francis B. Posey, Republican, 20,627 votes
 1.06%
Robert D. Dewhurst, Prohibition, 442 votes
 0.37%
J. J. Chapman, Union Labor, 157 votes
Out of 41,873 votes casts, the margin of victory was 20 (0.05%)
1889–U.S. House (District 1) WON
Special Election–Tuesday, January 29, 1889
52.13%
Francis B. Posey*, Republican, 14,438 votes
47.87%
William Fletcher Parrett, Democratic, 13,258 votes
Out of 27,696 votes casts, the margin of victory was 1,180 (4.26%)
1910–U.S. House (District 1) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 1910
52.25%
John W. Boehne, Sr. (i)*, Democratic, 22,420 votes
43.36%
Francis B. Posey, Republican, 18,606 votes
 2.39%
Romalia Bishop, Socialist, 1,027 votes
 1.99%
William V. Harrell, Prohibition, 853 votes
Out of 42,906 votes casts, the margin of victory was 3,814 (8.89%)
In the 3 races we have results for, Francis B. Posey had a record of 1-2. That includes a record of 0-2 in 2 general elections, and 1-0 in 1 special election.