1833 Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district special election

In the October 9, 1832 elections, Joel B. Sutherland (D) was re-elected to the 1st district, but resigned his seat to accept a judgeship. He then subsequently resigned that judgeship to run in this October 8, 1833 special election which was called to fill the vacancy caused by his original resignation, and won that election.

Election resultsEdit

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Joel B. Sutherland Democratic 2,843 56.4%
John Sergeant National Republican 2,140 42.5%

There were also 57 votes for someone with the surname of Martin, first name and party affiliation unknown.

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