Maryland's 2nd congressional district special election, 1826

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A special election was held in Maryland's 2nd congressional district on February 1, 1826 to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Joseph Kent (A), who had been elected Governor of Maryland.[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
John C. Weems Jacksonian 1,139 57.9%
William Woottan Unknown 827 42.1%

Weems took his seat on February 7, 1826[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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