Massachusetts's 10th congressional district special election, 1823

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A special election was held in Massachusetts's 10th congressional district on September 8, 1823 to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of William Eustis (DR) prior to the start of the 18th Congress.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
John Bailey Adams-Clay Republican 996 59.0%
John Ames Federalist 567 33.6%
Sher Leland 126 7.5%

Bailey was subsequently declared not eligible for his seat, vacating his seat on March 18, 1824.[2] Another special election was held which re-elected Bailey.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Election details from Ourcampaigns.com
  2. ^ 18th Congress membership roster