Maine's 1st congressional district special election, 1827

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A special election was held in Maine's 1st congressional district on September 27, 1827 to fill a vacancy left by the death of William Burleigh (A) on July 2, 1827[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Rufus McIntire Jacksonian 2,174 52.9%
John Holmes Adams 1,932 47.1%

McIntire took his seat December 3, 1827. Holmes was subsequently elected to the Senate, taking his seat January 26, 1829[1]

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