1808 Rhode Island's at-large congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Rhode Island's at-large congressional district on August 30, 1808 to fill a vacancy resulting from the death of Nehemiah Knight (DR) on June 13, 1808.[1] This election was held at the same time as the 1808 elections.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Richard Jackson, Jr. Federalist 3,262 63.4%
Jonathan Russell Democratic-Republican 1,887 36.6%

Jackson took his seat on November 11, 1808.[1] Jackson also won election to the 11th Congress at the same time.

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