1825 South Carolina's 1st congressional district special election

A special election was held in South Carolina's 1st congressional district on May 17, 1825 to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Joel R. Poinsett (J) on March 7, 1825[1] to become Minister to Mexico.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
William Drayton Jacksonian 1,236 74.8%
William Crafts Federalist 417 25.2%

Drayton took his seat on December 5, 1825[1]

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