Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district special election, 1822

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On May 8, 1822, the last day of the First Session of the 17th Congress, Henry Baldwin (DR) of Pennsylvania's 14th district resigned from Congress.[1] A special election was held on October 1, 1822 to fill the resulting vacancy.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Walter Forward Democratic-Republican 2,676 58.2%
Ephraim Pentland Independent 1,921 41.8%

Forward took his seat on December 2, 1822[3]

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