Georgia's 1st congressional district special election, 1827
From 1792 until 1824, Georgia had elected its representatives at-large. In 1826, Georgia switched, for that election only, to using districts. In the new 1st district, Edward F. Tattnall (J) was re-elected to a 4th term, but resigned before the start of the 20th Congress.
|George R. Gilmer||Jacksonian||21,008||63.5%|
|Thomas U. Charlton||Unknown||12,094||36.5%|