Massachusetts's 13th congressional district special election, 1820

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A special election was held in 1820 in Massachusetts's 13th congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Edward Dowse (DR) on May 26, 1820[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
William Eustis Democratic-Republican 1,160 56.2%
James Richardson Federalist 792 38.4%
Scattering 111 5.4%

Eustis took his seat November 13, 1820[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 16th Congress membership roster
  2. ^ Election details