1822 South Carolina's 9th congressional district special election

On May 8, 1822, James Blair (DR) of South Carolina's 9th district resigned.[1] A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy. Blair himself had been elected in a special election earlier in the same Congress.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
John Carter Democratic-Republican 1,132 36.4%
James G. Spann 1,114 35.8%
John Waties 864 27.8%

Carter took his seat December 11, 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 56
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  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 57