1809 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia

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District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates[a]
Virginia 1 John G. Jackson Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. John G. Jackson (Democratic-Republican) 60.3%
Noah Linsey (Federalist) 29.7%
Virginia 2 John Morrow Democratic-Republican 1805 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
James Stephenson (Federalist) 57.6%
John Morrow (Democratic-Republican) 42.4%
Virginia 3 John Smith Democratic-Republican 1801 Incumbent re-elected. John Smith (Democratic-Republican) 87.0%
Robert Page (Federalist) 13.0%
Virginia 4 David Holmes Democratic-Republican 1797 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Jacob Swoope (Federalist) 53.7%
Daniel Smith (Democratic-Republican) 46.3%
Virginia 5 Alexander Wilson Democratic-Republican 1804 (Special) Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
James Breckinridge (Federalist) 56.7%
Alexander Wilson (Democratic-Republican) 43.3%
Virginia 6 Abram Trigg Democratic-Republican 1797 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Daniel Sheffey (Federalist) 66.6%
Francis Preston (Democratic-Republican) 33.4%
Virginia 7 Joseph Lewis Jr. Federalist 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph Lewis Jr. (Federalist) 62.0%
William Tyler (Democratic-Republican) 38.0%
Virginia 8 Walter Jones Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Walter Jones (Democratic-Republican)[b]
John Hungerford (Democratic-Republican)
John Talavar (Democratic-Republican)
Richard Barnes (Federalist)
Virginia 9 John Love Democratic-Republican 1807 Incumbent re-elected. John Love (Democratic-Republican)[c]
Virginia 10 John Dawson Democratic-Republican 1797 Incumbent re-elected. John Dawson (Democratic-Republican) 100%
Virginia 11 James M. Garnett Democratic-Republican 1805 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
John Roane (Democratic-Republican) 53.7%
John T. Woodford (Federalist) 46.3%
Virginia 12 Burwell Bassett Democratic-Republican 1805 Incumbent re-elected. Burwell Bassett (Democratic-Republican) 57.4%
John Eyre (Federalist) 42.6%
Virginia 13 William A. Burwell Democratic-Republican 1806 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. William A. Burwell (Democratic-Republican) 100%
Virginia 14 Matthew Clay Democratic-Republican 1797 Incumbent re-elected. Matthew Clay (Democratic-Republican) 100%
Virginia 15 John Randolph Democratic-Republican 1799 Incumbent re-elected. John Randolph (Democratic-Republican) 71.5%
Jerman Baker (Democratic-Republican) 28.5%
Virginia 16 John W. Eppes Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. John W. Eppes (Democratic-Republican) 100%
Virginia 17 Thomas Gholson Jr. Democratic-Republican 1808 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Gholson Jr. (Democratic-Republican) 94.9%
Jarvis Northampton (Federalist) 5.1%
Virginia 18 Peterson Goodwyn Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Peterson Goodwyn (Democratic-Republican) 70.5%
John Pegram (Federalist?) 29.5%
Virginia 19 Edwin Gray Democratic-Republican 1799 Incumbent re-elected. Edwin Gray (Democratic-Republican) 54.5%
Richard Byrd 37.5%
William Massenburg (Democratic-Republican) 8.0%
Virginia 20 Thomas Newton Jr. Democratic-Republican 1799 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Newton Jr. (Democratic-Republican) 60.1%
Robert B. Tayler (Federalist) 39.9%
Virginia 21 Wilson C. Nicholas Democratic-Republican 1807 Incumbent re-elected. Wilson C. Nicholas (Democratic-Republican) 100%
Virginia 22 John Clopton Democratic-Republican 1801 Incumbent re-elected. John Clopton 80.7% (Democratic-Republican)
Charles Dabney (Quid) 19.3%

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed.
  2. ^ Numbers of votes missing or incomplete in source(s).
  3. ^ Source does not have numbers of votes, but provides a citation stating that he was "elected without opposition in one county and by a great majority in the other,"[1] his opponent(s) in that county is not given.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virginia 1809 U.S. House of Representatives, District 9". Tufts Digital Collations and Archives. A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787–1825. Tufts University. Retrieved September 28, 2018.