Massachusetts's 11th congressional district special election, 1816

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A special election was held in Massachusetts's 11th congressional district on August 26, 1816, to fill a vacancy left by the death of Elijah Brigham (F) on February 22, 1816.[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Benjamin Adams Federalist 1,975 66.3%
Abraham Lincoln Democratic-Republican 1,002 33.7%

Adams took his seat December 2, 1816[1] and was also elected in the November elections.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 14th Congress membership roster
  2. ^ Election details from