Delaware's at-large congressional district special election, 1827

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A special election was held in Delaware's at-large congressional district to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Louis McLane (J) before the start of Congress, after being elected to the Senate[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Kensey Johns, Jr. Adams 4,148 52.4%
James A. Bayard, Jr. Jacksonian 3,753 47.4%
Other 10 0.1%

Johns took his seat on December 3, 1827[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 20th Congress membership roster
  2. ^ Election details from