1792 United States House of Representatives election in Georgia

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Following the 1790 census, Georgia's apportionment was decreased from 3 seats to 2 (the only state whose representation decreased after the census). Georgia switched from separate districts to at-large seats.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Georgia at-large
2 seats on a general ticket
John Milledge
Redistricted from the 1st district
Anti-Administration 1792 (special) Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration hold.
Abraham Baldwin (Anti-Admin) 44.5%
Thomas P. Carnes (Anti-Admin) 29.5%
George Mathews 10.8%
John Milledge (Anti-Admin) 8.1%
Scattering 7.0%
Francis Willis (Anti-Admin) 0.3%
Abraham Baldwin
Redistricted from the 2nd district
Anti-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected.
Francis Willis
Redistricted from the 3rd district
Anti-Administration 1791 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Anti-Administration loss

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