1822 Delaware's at-large congressional district special election

A special election was held in Delaware's at-large congressional district on October 1, 1822[1] to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Caesar A. Rodney (DR) on January 24, 1822,[2] having been elected to the Senate. This election was held on the same day as the general elections for Congress in Delaware.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[3] Percent
Daniel Rodney Federalist 3,884 51.5%
James Derickson Democratic-Republican 3,653 48.4%

Rodney took his seat December 2, 1822,[4] at the start of the 2nd session of the 17th Congress.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results, by Michael J. Dubin (McFarland and Company, 1998)].
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 13, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Footnote 8
  3. ^ http://elections.lib.tufts.edu/aas_portal/view-election.xq?id=de.uscongressspecial.1822[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 13, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Footnote 9