South Carolina's 9th congressional district special election, 1822

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On May 8, 1822, James Blair (DR) of South Carolina's 9th district resigned.[1] A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy. Blair himself had been elected in a special election earlier in the same Congress.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
John Carter Democratic-Republican 1,132 36.4%
James G. Spann 1,114 35.8%
John Waties 864 27.8%

Carter took his seat December 11, 1822.[3]

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