1814–1815 United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts

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Massachusetts held its elections November 7, 1814. State law required a majority vote for election, which was not met in two districts, leading to a second election January 6, 1815.

District[a] Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates
Massachusetts 1
"Suffolk district"
Artemas Ward Jr. Federalist 1812 Incumbent re-elected. Artemas Ward Jr. (Federalist) 96.9%
Benjamin Austin (Democratic-Republican) 3.1%
Massachusetts 2
"Essex South district"
Timothy Pickering
Redistricted from the 3rd district
Federalist 1812 Incumbent re-elected. Timothy Pickering (Federalist) 89.2%
Daniel Kilham (Democratic-Republican) 10.8%
Massachusetts 3
"Essex North district"
William Reed
Redistricted from the 2nd district
Federalist 1810 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
Successor either declined the seat or resigned after the term began, leading to a special election.
Daniel A. White (Federalist) 89.6%
Thomas Kitteridge (Democratic-Republican) 10.2%
Massachusetts 4
"Middlesex district"
Samuel Dana Democratic-Republican 1814 (Special) Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Asahel Stearns (Federalist) 53.5%
Samuel Dana (Democratic-Republican) 46.5%
Massachusetts 5
"Hampshire South district"
William Ely Federalist 1804 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
Elijah H. Mills (Federalist) 89.4%
Enos Foot (Democratic-Republican) 10.6%
Massachusetts 6
"Hampshire North district"
Samuel Taggart Federalist 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Samuel Taggart (Federalist) 61.7%
Samuel C. Allen (Federalist) 30.2%
Solomon Snead (Democratic-Republican) 8.2%
Massachusetts 7
"Berkshire district"
John W. Hulbert
Redistricted from the 12th district
Federalist 1812 Incumbent re-elected. John W. Hulbert (Federalist) 55.6%
William P. Walker (Democratic-Republican) 44.4%
Massachusetts 8
"Plymouth district"
William Baylies
Redistricted from the 7th district
Federalist 1812 Incumbent re-elected. William Baylies (Federalist) 65.3%
Seth Sprague (Democratic-Republican) 33.5%
Joseph Rice (Democratic-Republican) 1.2%
Massachusetts 9
"Barnstable district"
John Reed Jr.
Redistricted from the 8th district
Federalist 1812 Incumbent re-elected. John Reed Jr. (Federalist) 78.4%
Thomas Hazard Jr. (Democratic-Republican) 19.5%
Joseph Dimmick (Democratic-Republican) 2.1%
Massachusetts 10
"Bristol district"
Laban Wheaton
Redistricted from the 9th district
Federalist 1808 Incumbent re-elected. Laban Wheaton (Federalist) 65.2%
Marcus Morton (Democratic-Republican) 34.8%
Massachusetts 11
"Worcester South district"
Elijah Brigham
Redistricted from the 10th district
Federalist 1810 Incumbent re-elected. Elijah Brigham (Federalist) 66.2%
John Spurr (Democratic-Republican) 33.8%
Massachusetts 12
"Worcester North district"
Abijah Bigelow
Redistricted from the 11th district
Federalist 1810 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
Solomon Strong (Federalist) 74.8%
Edmund Cushing (Democratic-Republican) 25.2%
Massachusetts 13
"Norfolk district"
Nathaniel Ruggles Federalist 1812 Incumbent re-elected. Nathaniel Ruggles (Federalist) 57.4%
Thomas Boylston Adams (Democratic-Republican) 42.6%
Massachusetts 14
"1st Eastern district", District of Maine
Cyrus King Federalist 1812 Incumbent re-elected. Cyrus King (Federalist) 53.1%
John Holmes (Democratic-Republican) 46.9%
Massachusetts 15
"2nd Eastern district", District of Maine
George Bradbury Federalist 1812 Incumbent re-elected. George Bradbury (Federalist) 64.7%
Ezekiel Whitman (Democratic-Republican)
Massachusetts 16
"3rd Eastern district", District of Maine
Abiel Wood
Redistricted from the 17th district
Democratic-Republican 1812 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Benjamin Brown (Federalist) 61.7%
Abiel Wood (Democratic-Republican) 38.3%
Massachusetts 17
"4th Eastern district", District of Maine
John Wilson
Redistricted from the 18th district
Federalist 1812 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
First ballot (November 7, 1814):
John Wilson (Federalist) 49.3%
James Carr (Federalist) 48.3%
Others 2.4%

Second ballot (January 6, 1815):
James Carr (Federalist) 57.0%
John Wilson (Federalist) 43.0%
Massachusetts 18
"5th Eastern district", District of Maine
James Parker
Redistricted from the 19th district
Democratic-Republican 1813 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Thomas Rice (Federalist) 56.4%
James Parker (Democratic-Republican) 43.6%
Massachusetts 19
"6th Eastern district", District of Maine
Samuel Davis
Redistricted from the 16th district
Federalist 1812 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
First ballot (November 7, 1814):
Samuel S. Conner (Democratic-Republican) 49.3%
Timothy Boutelle (Federalist) 48.8%
William Reed (Democratic-Republican) 1.5%
Others 0.4%

Second ballot (January 6, 1815):
Samuel S. Conner (Democratic-Republican) 52.4%
Timothy Boutelle (Federalist) 47.6%
Massachusetts 20
"7th Eastern district", District of Maine
Levi Hubbard Democratic-Republican 1812 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Albion K. Parris (Democratic-Republican) 56.6%
Samuel A. Bradley (Federalist) 43.4%

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  1. ^ District numbers differed between source used and elsewhere on Wikipedia; district numbers used elsewhere on Wikipedia used here.