Virginia's 20th congressional district special election, 1820

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On February 1, 1820, James Johnson (DR) of Virginia's 20th district resigned[1] from his position as Representative. A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
John C. Gray Democratic-Republican 967 52.6%
Arthur Smith Democratic-Republican 873 47.4%

Gray took his seat on November 13, 1820[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://artandhistory.house.gov/house_history/bioguide-front/16.pdf footnote 59
  2. ^ http://elections.lib.tufts.edu/aas_portal/view-election.xq?id=va.special.uscongress.20.1820
  3. ^ http://artandhistory.house.gov/house_history/bioguide-front/16.pdf footnote 60