Georgia's at-large congressional district special election, 1824

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A special election was held in Georgia's at-large congressional district in 1824 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Thomas W. Cobb (C-DR) upon his election to the Senate[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Richard Henry Wilde Crawford Republican 5,002 61.2%
William C. Lyman Democratic-Republican 3,165 38.8%

Wilde took his seat February 7, 1825[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 18th Congress membership roster
  2. ^ A New Nation Votes