Speakers of the House: Elections, 1913-2017

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This report provides data on elections of the Speaker in each Congress since 1913, when the House first reached its present size of 435 Members. During that period (63rd through 115th Congresses), a Speaker was elected five times with the votes of less than a majority of the full membership.

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Beth, Richard S. & Heitshusen, Valerie January 4, 2017.

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This report provides data on elections of the Speaker in each Congress since 1913, when the House first reached its present size of 435 Members. During that period (63rd through 115th Congresses), a Speaker was elected five times with the votes of less than a majority of the full membership.

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Beth, Richard S. & Heitshusen, Valerie. Speakers of the House: Elections, 1913-2017, report, January 4, 2017; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc958623/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.