1806 United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina

North Carolina elected its members August 15, 1806.

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates[a]
North Carolina 1 Thomas Wynns Democratic-Republican 1802 (Special) Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Lemuel Sawyer (Democratic-Republican) 64.0%
William H. Murfree (Democratic-Republican) 36.0%
North Carolina 2 Willis Alston Democratic-Republican 1798 Incumbent re-elected. Willis Alston (Democratic-Republican)
North Carolina 3 Thomas Blount Democratic-Republican 1793
Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Blount (Democratic-Republican) 50.1%[b]
William Kennedy (Democratic-Republican) 49.9%
North Carolina 4 William Blackledge Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. William Blackledge (Democratic-Republican)[c]
North Carolina 5 Thomas Kenan Democratic-Republican 1805 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Kenan (Democratic-Republican)[c]
Benjamin Smith (Democratic-Republican)
Samuel Jacelyn
Alexander D. Moore
North Carolina 6 Nathaniel Macon Democratic-Republican 1791 Incumbent re-elected. Nathaniel Macon (Democratic-Republican) 99.8%
North Carolina 7 Duncan McFarlan Democratic-Republican 1804 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Election was later contested.
John Culpepper (Federalist) 48.1%
Duncan McFarlan (Democratic-Republican) 47.2%
John Hay (Federalist) 3.7%
James Sanders (Democratic-Republican) 1.0%
North Carolina 8 Richard Stanford Democratic-Republican 1796 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Stanford (Democratic-Republican) 94.3%
Calvin Jones 2.6%
North Carolina 9 Marmaduke Williams Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Marmaduke Williams (Democratic-Republican) 57.9%
Theophilus Lacy (Democratic-Republican) 42.1%
North Carolina 10 Evan S. Alexander Democratic-Republican 1806 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Evan S. Alexander[c]
Matthew Brandon
North Carolina 11 James Holland Democratic-Republican 1800 Incumbent re-elected. James Holland (Democratic-Republican) 96.1%
Joseph Graham 3.7%
North Carolina 12 Joseph Winston Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Meshack Franklin (Democratic-Republican) 63.1%
William Lenoir (Democratic-Republican) 32.5%
Peter Eaton (Democratic-Republican) 4.4%

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  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed
  2. ^ Victory by a 6-vote margin, 2,056-2,050
  3. ^ a b c Numbers of votes missing or incomplete in source