1821 North Carolina's 4th congressional district special election

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On December 20, 1820, Jesse Slocumb (DR) of North Carolina's 4th district died.[1] A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
William S. Blackledge Democratic-Republican 880 57.7%
Barnabus MacKinnie [3] 644 42.3%

Blackledge took office on February 7, 1821,[4] near the end of the 16th Congress. He was also elected to the 17th Congress.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 9, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) footnote 45
  2. ^ http://elections.lib.tufts.edu/aas_portal/view-election.xq?id=nc.uscongress4.special.1821
  3. ^ Source does not provide party affiliation
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 9, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) footnote 46