Massachusetts's 17th congressional district special election, 1812

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A special election was held in Massachusetts's 17th congressional district on April 6, 1812 to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Barzillai Gannett (DR) who resigned sometime in 1812 without having served.[1]

Election returns[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Francis Carr Democratic-Republican 4,598 57.5%
Pitt Dillingham Federalist 3,396 42.5%

Carr took his seat June 3, 1812[1]

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