1818 North Carolina's 11th congressional district special election

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On November 7, 1818,[1] a special election was held in North Carolina's 11th district to fill a vacancy caused by Daniel M. Forney (DR)'s resignation earlier that year.[2]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
William Davidson Federalist 392 51.9%
John Reid Democratic-Republican 364 48.1%

This seat changed parties after the special election. Davidson took his seat on December 2[3] during the Second Session of the 15th Congress.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "North Carolina 1818 U.S. House of Representatives, District 11, Special". Tufts Digital Collations and Archives. A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787–1825. Tufts University. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "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., footnote 31
  3. ^ "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., footnote 32