1814 Tennessee's 5th Congressional District Special Election
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1814 Tennessee's 5th Congressional District Special Election

A special election was held in Tennessee's 5th congressional district September 15-16, 1814[1] to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Felix Grundy (DR) earlier that year.[2]

Election results

Candidate Party Votes[3] Percent
Newton Cannon Democratic-Republican 2,871 50.2%
Thomas Claiborne Democratic-Republican 1,482 25.9%
William W. Cooke [4] 890 15.6%
John Reid [4] 480 8.4%

Cannon took his seat on October 15, 1814.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results, by Michael J. Dubin (McFarland and Company, 1998)
  2. ^ a b 13th Congress membership roster Archived December 13, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ A New Nation Votes Archived January 6, 2013, at Archive.today
  4. ^ a b Party affiliation not given in source

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