1802 United States House of Representatives election in New Hampshire

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New Hampshire increased its apportionment from 4 seats to 5 after the 1800 census.

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates[Note 1]
New Hampshire at-large
5 seats on a general ticket
Samuel Tenney Federalist 1800 Incumbent re-elected. Samuel Tenney (Federalist) 12.6%
Samuel Hunt (Federalist) 12.0%
David Hough (Federalist) 11.8%
Silas Betton (Federalist) 11.6%
Clifton Clagett (Federalist) 11.3%
Nahum Parker (Democratic-Republican) 8.4%
Clement Storer (Democratic-Republican) 8.0%
Jonathan Smith (Democratic-Republican)8.0%
Moody Bedell (Democratic-Republican) 7.1%
Thomas Cogswell (Democratic-Republican) 4.5%
Obed Hall (Democratic-Republican) 2.1%
Scattering 2.7%
Vacant. Incumbent Joseph Peirce resigned in 1802.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
George B. Upham Federalist 1800 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
Abiel Foster Federalist 1794 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
None (Seat created) New seat.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.

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  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed