North Carolina's 8th congressional district special election, 1802

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A special election was held in North Carolina's 8th congressional district on October 15, 1802 to fill a vacancy left by the death of Charles Johnson (DR) on July 23, 1802.[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Thomas Wynns Democratic-Republican[3] 803 57.7%
Thomas Johnston Democratic-Republican 349 25.1%
Lemuel Sawyer Democratic-Republican 239 17.2%

Wynns took his seat on December 7, 1802.[1]

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