1810 Maryland's 4th congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Maryland's 4th congressional district on October 1, 1810[1] to fill a vacancy in the 11th Congress left by the resignation, on May 14, 1810, of the previous incumbent, Roger Nelson (DR).[2] This election was held at the same time as the general election for the 12th Congress.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[3] Percent
Samuel Ringgold Democratic-Republican 1,732 98.1%
Benjamin Galloway Federalist 29 1.6%

Ringgold also won election to the 12th Congress. He took his seat in the 11th Congress on December 7, 1810[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results, by Michael J. Dubin (McFarland and Company, 1998)
  2. ^ a b 11th Congress membership roster Archived 2012-12-13 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ A New Nation Votes Archived 2013-01-06 at Archive.today