1822 South Carolina's 2nd congressional district special election

On May 8, 1822, William Lowndes (DR) of South Carolina's 2nd district resigned.[1] A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
James Hamilton, Jr. Democratic-Republican 740 56.7%
Richard B. Screvan 389 29.8%
William Elliott 175 13.4%

Hamilton took his seat on January 6, 1823[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 60
  2. ^ http://elections.lib.tufts.edu/aas_portal/view-election.xq?id=sc.uscongress.beaufort.specialelection.1822[permanent dead link]
  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 61