1800 Virginia's 13th congressional district special election

A special election was held in Virginia's 13th congressional district on July 31, 1800 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation, on June 7, 1800,[1] of John Marshall (F), who was named Secretary of State by President John Adams.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Littleton W. Tazewell Democratic-Republican 778 64.5%
John Mayo Federalist 428 35.5%

Tazewell took his seat November 26, 1800[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "6th Congress membership roster" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-12-06. Retrieved 2015-02-01.
  2. ^ Virginia district 13 race from Ourcampaigns.com