1818 North Carolina's 7th congressional district special election

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On January 1, 1818,[1] a special election was held in North Carolina's 7th district to fill a vacancy left by the death of Representative-elect Alexander McMillan (F) before the 15th Congress had assembled.[2]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
James Stewart Federalist 1,719 40.6%
John Culpepper Federalist 1,562 36.9%
Atlas Jones Federalist 767 18.1%
James Gaines [3] 137 3.2%
Joseph Winslow Federalist 53 1.3%

Stewart took his seat on January 26[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "North Carolina 1818 U.S. House of Representatives, District 7, Special". Tufts Digital Collations and Archives. A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787–1825. Tufts University. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "Fifteenth Congress March 4, 1817, to March 3, 1819". Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Retrieved November 2, 2018 – via History.house.gov., footnote 33
  3. ^ Party affiliation not given in source
  4. ^ "Fifteenth Congress March 4, 1817, to March 3, 1819". Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Retrieved November 2, 2018 – via History.house.gov., footnote 34