William Fletcher Parrett

Offices

Indiana House
Warrick County
In office
Nov 3, 1858 to Nov 7, 1860

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
U.S. House
District 1
In office
Mar 4, 1889 to Mar 4, 1893

Party: Democratic
Assumed: General Election
Left: Did Not Run
William Fletcher Parrett spent 6 years, 6 days in office in Indiana, including 4 years, 1 day at the federal level and 2 years, 5 days at the state level.

Elections

1888–U.S. House (District 1) WON
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) LOST
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%)
1890–U.S. House (District 1) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1890
50.40%
William Fletcher Parrett (i)*, Democratic, 17,730 votes
47.97%
James S. Wright, Republican, 16,875 votes
 1.63%
William M. Land, Prohibition, 572 votes
Out of 35,177 votes casts, the margin of victory was 855 (2.43%)
In the 3 races we have results for, William Fletcher Parrett had a record of 2-1. That includes a record of 2-0 in 2 general elections, and 0-1 in 1 special election.