1790 Virginia's 9th congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Virginia's 9th congressional district in July, 1790, to fill the vacancy left by the death of Theodorick Bland (A) on June 1, 1790.[1]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
William B. Giles Anti-Administration 1,561 54.5%
Thomas Edmunds Pro-Administration 1,301 45.5%

Giles took his seat December 7, 1790[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "First Congress membership roster" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-12-05. Retrieved 2015-01-17.
  2. ^ A New Nation Votes[permanent dead link]