1825 Kentucky's 3rd congressional district special election

A special election was held in Kentucky's 3rd congressional district on August 1, 1825, to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry Clay (A) on March 6, 1825[1] upon being named Secretary of State by President John Quincy Adams.

Election results edit

James Clark of the Anti-Jacksonian Party defeated Henry Bowman of the Democratic-Republican Party with 59.4% of the vote. Clark took his seat December 5, 1825[1]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
James Clark Anti-Jacksonian 2,961 59.4%
Henry Bowman Democratic-Republican 2,026 40.6%

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