1823 New York's 28th congressional district special election

On April 21, 1823, William B. Rochester (DR) of New York's 28th district was appointed judge of the Eighth Circuit Court and resigned his seat in the House. A special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
William Woods Democratic-Republican 834 51.4%
Daniel Cruger Democratic-Republican 789 48.6%

Woods took his seat on December 1, 1823,[2] at the start of the 1st Session of the 18th Congress.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ http://elections.lib.tufts.edu/aas_portal/view-election.xq?id=ny.congress.1823[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012-12-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) footnote 24