1816 Maryland's 3rd congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Maryland's 3rd congressional district in 1816 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Alexander C. Hanson (F) upon being elected to the Senate.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
George Peter Federalist 1,849 45.5%
Charles Kilgour Federalist 1,255 30.9%
Nicholas Snethen Democratic-Republican 954 23.5%

George Peter took his seat on December 2, 1816[2]

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