1826 Ohio's 10th congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Ohio's 10th congressional district on October 10, 1826, the same day as the general elections for the 20th Congress, to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of David Jennings (A) on May 25, 1826[1]

Election returns[edit]

Candidate Party Votes[2] Percent
Thomas Shannon Anti-Jacksonian 2,621 37.0%
John Patterson Anti-Jacksonian 2,276 32.2%
David Robb Unknown 1,269 17.9%
Zaccheus Beatty Unknown 913 12.9%

Shannon took his seat on December 4, 1826,[1] and served only for the remainder of the 19th Congress. He did not run in the general election for the 20th Congress.

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