1818 Massachusetts's 20th congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Massachusetts's 20th congressional district (in the District of Maine) on March 16, 1818 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Albion K. Parris (DR) on February 3, 1818[1] after being named a judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine.

Electoral results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Enoch Lincoln Democratic-Republican 1,294 57.0%
Judah Dana 584 25.7%
Samuel A. Bradley Federalist 392 17.3%

Lincoln took his seat on November 16, 1818[1] and would continue to serve in the 16th, 17th (for Maine's 7th district after the separation of Maine), the 18th and part of the 19th Congress (the later two Congresses for Maine's 5th district after redistricting)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Fifteenth Congress March 4, 1817, to March 3, 1819". Office of the Historian, United States House of Representatives. Retrieved November 2, 2018 – via History.house.gov.
  2. ^ "Massachusetts 1818 U.S. House of Representatives, Eastern District #7, Special". Tufts Digital Collations and Archives. A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787–1825. Tufts University. Retrieved January 24, 2019.