Kentucky's 3rd congressional district special election, 1825

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A special election was held in Kentucky's 3rd congressional district on August 1, 1825 to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry Clay (A) on March 6, 1825[1] upon being named Secretary of State by President John Quincy Adams.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
James Clark Adams 2,961 59.4%
Henry Bowman Democratic-Republican 2,026 40.6%

Clark took his seat December 5, 1825[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 19th Congress membership roster
  2. ^ Election details from Ourcampaigns.com