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1822 Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district special election

On May 8, 1822, the last day of the First Session of the 17th Congress, William Milnor (F) of Pennsylvania's 1st district resigned.[1] A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy on October 1, 1822, a week before the general elections for the 18th Congress.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Thomas Forrest Federalist 5,977 50.0%
Daniel H. Miller Democratic-Republican 5,976 50.0%

Forrest took his seat December 2, 1822[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-12-13. Retrieved 2012-12-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) footnote 50
  2. ^ http://staffweb.wilkes.edu/harold.cox/rep/Congress%201820.pdf
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-12-13. Retrieved 2012-12-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) footnote 51