1798 Maryland's 7th congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Maryland's 7th congressional district on November 29, 1798, to fill a vacancy left by the death of Representative-election Joshua Seney (DR) before the start of the 6th Congress.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Joseph H. Nicholson Democratic-Republican 1,351 51.4%
John Goldsborough Federalist 1,278 48.6%

Nicholson took his seat with the rest of the 6th Congress at the start of the 1st session.

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