1819 United States Senate elections in Maryland

On April 23, 1819, incumbent Federalist senator Alexander Contee Hanson died. The other incumbent senator, Robert Henry Goldsborough, ran for re-election to hold his seat. The Maryland legislature elected a successor to finish Hanson's term, as well as a senator for the term for the other class. The two top vote-getters (both Democratic-Republicans) were declared the winners, with the first place winner, Edward Lloyd taking the Class 3 seat, which ran March 4, 1819, to March 3, 1825. The second place winner, William Pinkney, took the Class 1 seat, finishing Hanson's term which ran March 4, 1817, to March 3, 1823.

1819 United States Senate elections in Maryland
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80 members of the Maryland General Assembly
Candidate William Pinkney Edward Lloyd
Party Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Legislative vote 49 50
Percentage 27.84% 28.41%

See also



  • "MD US Senate". Our Campaigns. August 30, 2004. Retrieved March 24, 2015.