Massachusetts's 1st congressional district special election, 1827

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A special election was held in Massachusetts's 1st congressional district on July 23, 1827 to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Daniel Webster (A) on May 30, 1827[1] after being elected to the Senate.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Benjamin Gorham Adams 1,659 58.9%
George Blake Adams 698 24.8%
David Henshaw Jacksonian 459 16.3%

Gorham took his seat on December 3, 1827.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 20th Congress membership roster
  2. ^ Election details from