1811 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates[a]
Virginia 1 William McKinley Democratic-Republican 1810 (Special)[1] Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Thomas Wilson (Federalist) 52.3%
William McKinley (Democratic-Republican) 47.7%[2]
Virginia 2 James Stephenson Federalist 1809 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
John Baker (Federalist) 56.5%
Daniel Morgan (Democratic-Republican) 43.5%
Virginia 3 John Smith Democratic-Republican 1801 Incumbent re-elected. John Smith (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Virginia 4 Jacob Swoope Federalist 1809 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
William McCoy (Democratic-Republican) 52.6%
Samuel Blackburn (Federalist) 47.4%
Virginia 5 James Breckinridge Federalist 1809 Incumbent re-elected. James Breckinridge (Federalist) 58.4%
Thomas L. Preston (Democratic-Republican) 41.6%
Virginia 6 Daniel Sheffey Federalist 1809 Incumbent re-elected. Daniel Sheffey (Federalist)
Unopposed
Virginia 7 Joseph Lewis Jr. Federalist 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph Lewis Jr. (Federalist) 80.0%
John Love (Democratic-Republican) 19.9%
John Love
Moved from the 9th district
Democratic-Republican 1807 Incumbent lost re-election.
Democratic-Republican loss.
Virginia 8 Walter Jones Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
John Taliaferro (Democratic-Republican), was seated on December 2, 1811 after successfully challenging the election in the House Committee on Elections.[3]
John Hungerford (Democratic-Republican) 50.2%[4]
John Taliaferro (Democratic-Republican) 49.8%
Virginia 9 Open seat Open seat.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Aylett Hawes (Democratic-Republican) 72.7%
George F. Strother (Democratic-Republican) 26.3%
Virginia 10 John Dawson Democratic-Republican 1797 Incumbent re-elected. John Dawson (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Virginia 11 John Roane Democratic-Republican 1809 Incumbent re-elected. John Roane[b] (Democratic-Republican)
Virginia 12 Burwell Bassett Democratic-Republican 1805 Incumbent re-elected. Burwell Bassett (Democratic-Republican) 59.5%[c]
John Eyre (Federalist) 40.5%
Virginia 13 William A. Burwell Democratic-Republican 1806 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. William A. Burwell (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Virginia 14 Matthew Clay Democratic-Republican 1797 Incumbent re-elected. Matthew Clay (Democratic-Republican)[d]
John Kerr (Democratic-Republican)
Virginia 15 John Randolph
Moved from the 16th district
Democratic-Republican 1799 Incumbent re-elected. John Randolph (Democratic-Republican) 67.8%
John W. Eppes (Democratic-Republican) 32.2%
John W. Eppes
Moved from the 16th district
Democratic-Republican 1807 Incumbent lost re-election.
Democratic-Republican loss.
Virginia 16 Open seat Open seat.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
James Pleasants (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Virginia 17 Thomas Gholson Jr. Democratic-Republican 1808 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Gholson Jr. (Democratic-Republican)[b]
Virginia 18 Peterson Goodwyn Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Peterson Goodwyn (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Virginia 19 Edwin Gray Democratic-Republican 1799 Incumbent re-elected. Edwin Gray (Democratic-Republican) 62.2%
Samuel Butler (Democratic-Republican) 37.8%
Virginia 20 Thomas Newton Jr. Democratic-Republican 1799 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Newton Jr. (Democratic-Republican) 97.7%
Robert B. Taylor (Federalist) 2.3%
Virginia 21 David S. Garland Democratic-Republican 1809 (Special) Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Hugh Nelson (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Virginia 22 John Clopton Democratic-Republican 1801 Incumbent re-elected. John Clopton (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed.
  2. ^ a b Numbers of votes missing or incomplete in source(s).
  3. ^ Based on incomplete returns
  4. ^ Detailed data not available, but margin of victory given as 223 votes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Virginia 1810 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, Special". Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  2. ^ "Virginia 1811 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1". Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-09-22. Retrieved 2018-10-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Virginia 1811 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8". Tufts Digital Collations and Archives. A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787–1825. Tufts University. Retrieved October 3, 2018.