North Carolina's 4th congressional district special election, 1796

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A special election was held in North Carolina's 4th congressional district on November 23, 1796 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Absalom Tatom (DR) on June 1, 1796.[1] Tatom had, himself, been elected in a special election the previous year.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
William F. Strudwick Federalist 264 76.3%
Richard Stanford Democratic-Republican 78 22.5%
Scattering 4 1.2%

Strudwick took his seat on December 13, 1796[1]

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