1798 United States House of Representatives election in Georgia

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Georgia at-large
2 seats on a general ticket
Abraham Baldwin Democratic-
1789 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Winner died January 11, 1801, and seat remained vacant throughout the next Congress.
James Jones (Federalist) 36.9%
Benjamin Taliaferro (Federalist) 33.4%
Abraham Baldwin (Democratic-Republican) 28.3%

John Milledge (Democratic-Republican) had declined to run for re-election. As a result, many Democratic-Republican voters cast their votes for Baldwin and one of the Federalists, giving the Federalists enough votes to win both seats. Milledge nevertheless received 1.68% of the vote.
John Milledge Democratic-
1794 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.

See also