1823 United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina

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North Carolina's delegation remained unchanged after the census, at thirteen seats. North Carolina elected its members August 14, 1823, after the term began but before the new Congress convened.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
North Carolina 1 Lemuel Sawyer Democratic-Republican 1806
1813 (Lost)
1817
Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
North Carolina 2 Hutchins G. Burton Democratic-Republican 1819 Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 3 Thomas H. Hall Democratic-Republican 1817 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Thomas H. Hall (Crawford Democratic-Republican) 52.2%
  • William Clark (Federalist) 47.8%
North Carolina 4 William S. Blackledge Democratic-Republican 1821 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
North Carolina 5 Charles Hooks Democratic-Republican 1816 (Special)
1817 (Lost)
1819
Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 6 Weldon N. Edwards Democratic-Republican 1816 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 7 Archibald McNeill Federalist 1821 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
  • John Culpepper (Adams-Clay Federalist) 50.9%
  • Alexander McNeill 49.1%
North Carolina 8 Josiah Crudup Democratic-Republican 1821 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
North Carolina 9 Romulus M. Saunders Democratic-Republican 1821 Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 10 John Long Democratic-Republican 1821 Incumbent re-elected.
  • John Long (Crawford Democratic-Republican) 66.9%
  • John MacClelland 33.1%
North Carolina 11 Henry W. Connor Democratic-Republican 1821 Incumbent re-elected.
North Carolina 12 Felix Walker Democratic-Republican 1817 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.[b]
Democratic-Republican hold.
  • Robert Brank Vance (Jackson Democratic-Republican) 37.5%[b]
  • Felix Walker (Democratic-Republican) 37.5%[b]
  • George Walton (Democratic-Republican) 15.6%
  • Hodge Rabon (Democratic-Republican) 9.5%
North Carolina 13 Lewis Williams Democratic-Republican 1815 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Lewis Williams (Crawford Democratic-Republican)[a]
  • Montford Stakes (Democratic-Republican)

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  1. ^ a b c d Numbers of votes missing or incomplete in source.
  2. ^ a b c In Georgia's 12th district, incumbent Robert Brank Vance and challenger Felix Walker both received 1,913 votes. The sheriffs of the four counties in that district cast the tie-breaking votes. Three voted for Vance, and one for Walker, giving the seat to Vance.[citation needed]