1829 North Carolina's 10th congressional district special election

John Giles was elected August 13, 1829 to the term beginning March 4, 1829, but resigned from the seat without having served.

A special election was held December 2, 1829 to finish the term. Abraham Rencher (Jacksonian) won the election, defeated the previous incumbent, John Long,[1] and was seated December 7, 1829 for the beginning of the 21st United States Congress.


  1. ^ "NC District 10 - Special Election". May 8, 2005. Retrieved July 11, 2019 – via OurCampaigns.com.

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