Virginia's 5th congressional district special election, 1826

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A special election was held in Virginia's 5th congressional district on January 21, 1826 to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of John Randolph (J) on December 26, 1825, after being elected to the Senate.[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
George W. Crump Jacksonian 418 51.9%
William B. Giles None 388 48.1%

Crump took his seat on February 6, 1826[1]

See also[edit]


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