Virginia's 10th congressional district special election, 1820

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On February 10, 1820, George F. Strother (DR), Representative for Virginia's 10th district, resigned,[1] having been appointed as receiver of public money in St. Louis, Missouri. A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Thomas L. Moore Democratic-Republican 563 41.0%
Zephaniah Turner [3] 377 27.5%
John Love Democratic-Republican 370 27.0%
Mark A. Chilton [3] 62 4.5%

Moore took his seat on November 13, 1820[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://artandhistory.house.gov/house_history/bioguide-front/16.pdf footnote 65
  2. ^ http://elections.lib.tufts.edu/aas_portal/view-election.xq?id=va.special.uscongress.10.1820
  3. ^ a b Source does not give party affiliation
  4. ^ http://artandhistory.house.gov/house_history/bioguide-front/16.pdf footnote 66