Connecticut's at-large congressional district special election, 1800

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A special election was held in Connecticut's at-large congressional district on September 15, 1800[1] to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jonathan Brace (F) in May, 1800.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
John C. Smith Federalist 2,916 45.4%
Elias Perkins Federalist 1,315 20.5%
Timothy Pitkin Federalist 669 10.4%
Simeon Baldwin Federalist 642 10.0%
Benjamin Tallmadge Federalist 365 5.7%
Calvin Goddard Federalist 365 5.7%
John Treadwell Federalist 116 1.8%
Stephen Hosmer Unknown 34 0.5%

Smith took his seat on November 17, 1800, at the start of the 2nd session of the 6th Congress.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results, by Michael J. Dubin (McFarland and Company, 1998).
  2. ^ A New Nation Votes: American election returns 1787-1825 Archived 2013-02-17 at Archive.is