1816 North Carolina's 8th congressional district special election

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On April 16, 1816, Richard Stanford (DR) of North Carolina's 8th district died in office.[1] A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Samuel Dickens Democratic-Republican 2,487 52.2%
John Craig Democratic-Republican 2,273 47.8%

Dickens took his seat December 2, 1816,[3] at the start of the Second Session of the 14th Congress.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 6, 2014. Retrieved February 19, 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) footnote 46
  2. ^ http://elections.lib.tufts.edu/aas_portal/view-election.xq?id=nc.uscongress8.specialelection.1816
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 6, 2014. Retrieved February 19, 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) footnote 47