Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district special election, 1827

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In the 1826 elections in Pennsylvania, a tie vote occurred in the 2nd district. As a result, no candidate won in that district and a special election was held on October 9, 1827.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
John Sergeant Adams 2,702 51.4%
Joseph Hemphill Jacksonian 2,557 48.6%

Sergeant took his seat at the start of the First Session of the 20th Congress. His election was unsuccessfully contested.[2]

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