1808 United States House of Representatives elections in Vermont

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District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Vermont 1
"Southwestern district"
James Witherell Democratic-Republican 1806 Incumbent resigned May 1, 1808.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Samuel Shaw (Democratic-Republican)[a]
Nathan Robinson (Federalist)
Chauncey Langdon (Federalist)
Jonas Galusha (Democratic-Republican)
Vermont 2
"Southeastern district"
James Elliot Federalist 1802 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
First ballot (September 6, 1808):
Jonathan H. Hubbard (Federalist) 45.4%
Aaron Leland (Democratic-Republican) 36.2%
William Czar Bradley (Democratic-Republican) 14.5%
Others 4.0%

Second ballot (December 13, 1808):
Jonathan H. Hubbard (Federalist) 51.6%
Aaron Leland (Democratic-Republican) 42.2%
William Czar Bradley (Democratic-Republican) 4.3%
Elias Keyes (Democratic-Republican) 1.4%
Vermont 3
"Northeastern district"
James Fisk Democratic-Republican 1802 Lost re-election.
New member elected.

Federalist gain.
First ballot (September 6, 1808):
Jedediah Buckingham (Federalist) 47.9%
James Fisk (Democratic-Republican) 47.4%
William Chamberlain (Federalist) 2.3%
Others 2.3%

Second ballot (December 13, 1808):
William Chamberlain (Federalist) 51.5%
James Fisk (Democratic-Republican) 47.7%
Others 0.8%
Vermont 4
"Northwestern district"
Martin Chittenden Federalist 1802 Incumbent re-elected. Martin Chittenden (Federalist) 59.9%
Ezra Butler (Democratic-Republican) 37.6%
Others 2.5%

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  1. ^ Numbers of votes missing or incomplete in source