Kentucky's 11th congressional district special elections, 1827
In the 1827 elections, William S. Young (A) was re-elected to a 2nd term, but died on September 20, 1827 before Congress assembled. A special election was called to fill the resultant vacancy, held on November 5, 1827
The vote of one county had been thrown out, giving the election to Calhoon. By mutual agreement of both candidates, Calhoon subsequently resigned, and both Calhoon and Chilton petitioned the Governor to call a new election, which was held on December 20, 1827.
Chilton took his seat on January 11, 1828