New York's 28th congressional district special election, 1823
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.
Woods took his seat on December 1, 1823, at the start of the 1st Session of the 18th Congress.
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012-12-25. footnote 24