1801 North Carolina's 8th congressional district special election

A special election was held in North Carolina's 8th congressional district on August 6, 1801, to fill a vacancy created when David Stone (F) resigned upon being elected to the Senate before the 7th Congress began.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Charles Johnson Democratic-Republican 2,160 53.2%
Thomas Wynns Democratic-Republican 1,903 46.8%
Thomas Johnston Democratic-Republican 1 0.03%

Johnson took his seat on December 7, 1801, at the start of the 7th Congress. He subsequently died on July 23, 1802,[2] creating a second vacancy which was filled in another special election.

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