1823 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina

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South Carolina elected its members February 12–13, 1823.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
South Carolina 1 Joel R. Poinsett Democratic-Republican 1820 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Joel R. Poinsett (Jackson Democratic-Republican) 59.5%
  • William Crafts 39.1%
  • Others 1.4%
South Carolina 2 James Hamilton Jr. Democratic-Republican 1822 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
South Carolina 3 Thomas R. Mitchell Democratic-Republican 1820 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
South Carolina 4 Andrew R. Govan Democratic-Republican 1822 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
South Carolina 5 George McDuffie
Redistricted from the 6th district
Democratic-Republican 1820 Incumbent re-elected.
  • George McDuffie (Jackson Democratic-Republican) 63.2%
  • Joseph Black 24.6%
  • James Lomax 12.2%
South Carolina 6 John Wilson
Redistricted from the 7th district
Democratic-Republican 1820 Incumbent re-elected.
South Carolina 7 Joseph Gist
Redistricted from the 8th district
Democratic-Republican 1820 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Joseph Gist (Jackson Democratic-Republican) 55.0%
  • James McCreary 44.3%
  • Others 0.3%
South Carolina 8 John Carter
Redistricted from the 9th district
Democratic-Republican 1822 (Special) Incumbent re-elected.
  • John Carter (Jackson Democratic-Republican) 55.4%
  • James G. Spann 44.3%
  • Others 0.3%
South Carolina 9 Starling Tucker
Redistricted from the 5th district
Democratic-Republican 1816 Incumbent re-elected.
  • Starling Tucker (Jackson Democratic-Republican) 61.4%
  • William Strother 38.3%
  • Others 0.3%

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