New York's 28th congressional district special election, 1823

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On April 21, 1823, William B. Rochester (DR) of New York's 28th district was appointed judge of the Eighth Circuit Court and resigned his seat in the House. A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
William Woods Democratic-Republican 834 51.4%
Daniel Cruger Democratic-Republican 789 48.6%

Woods took his seat on December 1, 1823,[2] at the start of the 1st Session of the 18th Congress.

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  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012-12-25.  footnote 24