1826 Kentucky's 5th congressional district special election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

A special election was held in Kentucky's 5th congressional district on November 6, 1826 to fill a vacancy caused by the death of James Johnson (Jacksonian) on August 14, 1826.

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Robert L. McHatton Jacksonian 1,479 34.3%
Alfred Sanford Anti-Jacksonian 1,167 27.1%
Nicholas D. Coleman Jacksonian 987 22.9%
William Brown Anti-Jacksonian 677 15.7%

Details[edit]

Candidates: Robert MacHatton[1] Alfred Sandford Nicholas D. Coleman William Brown
Affiliation: Democrat
Final Result: 1479 1167 987 677
District of Five 1479 1167 987 677
Boone County 78 391 337 21
Campbell County 161 422 125 39
Grant County 221 53 29 44
Harrison County 337 20 313 384
Pendelton County 63 21 74 89
Scott County 619 260 109 100

Result[edit]

McHatton took his seat on December 7, 1826.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • "A New Nation Votes". elections.lib.tufts.edu. Retrieved May 26, 2019.