1796 Massachusetts's 10th congressional district special election
A special election was held in Massachusetts's 10th congressional district on August 1, 1796 and September 12, 1796 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Benjamin Goodhue (F) in June, 1796. Goodhue had resigned upon being elected to the Senate.
Two elections were held due to a majority not being achieved on the first vote.
|Candidate||Party||First ballot||Second ballot|
|Elias H. Dooly||Unknown||23||4.0%|
Sewall took his seat on December 7, 1796