South Carolina's 1st congressional district special election, 1825

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A special election was held in South Carolina's 1st congressional district on May 17, 1825 to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Joel R. Poinsett (J) on March 7, 1825[1] to become Minister to Mexico.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
William Drayton Jacksonian 1,236 74.8%
William Crafts Federalist 417 25.2%

Drayton took his seat on December 5, 1825[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 19th Congress membership roster
  2. ^ Election details from Ourcampaigns.com