Kentucky's 5th congressional district special election, 1826

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A special election was held in Kentucky's 5th congressional district on November 6, 1826 to fill a vacancy caused by the death of James Johnson (J) on August 14, 1826.[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Robert L. McHatton Jacksonian 1,479 34.3%
Alfred Sanford Adams 1,167 27.1%
Nicholas D. Coleman Jacksonian 987 22.9%
William Brown Adams 677 15.7%

McHatton took his seat on December 7, 1826.[1]

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