1816 Georgia's at-large congressional district special election

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In December 1816, a special election was held in Georgia's at-large district to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Alfred Cuthbert (DR) on November 9. Cuthbert himself had been elected in a special election in 1813.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Zadock Cook Democratic-Republican 1,167 39.5%
Thomas U.P. Charlton [2] 1,130 38.3%
Moore[3] [2] 372 12.6%
Walker[3] [2] 285 9.6%

Cook took his seat in Congress on January 23, 1817.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-06. Retrieved 2012-12-20.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c Party affiliation not given in source, presumably Democratic-Republican given the near-non-existence of the Federalist Party in Georgia in this time period
  3. ^ a b Full name not given in source
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-12-06. Retrieved 2015-02-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) footnote 7