Massachusetts's 8th congressional district special election, 1820
A special election was held in Massachusetts's 8th congressional district on October 16, 1820 and November 24, 1820 to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Zabdiel Sampson (DR) on July 26, 1820.
Although a majority was achieved on the first ballot, a second election was ordered due to the fact that elections had not been held in the town of Hanson
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Hobart took his seat on December 18, 1820