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  NC District 12
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > NC - District 12
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 1827 - 12:00pm
Polls Open August 09, 1827 - 06:00am
Polls Close August 09, 1827 - 11:00am
Term Start March 04, 1827 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1829 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler December 15, 2006 06:28am
Data SourcesOfficial certificate of vote in the papers of the Secretary of State in the N.C. Department of Archives and History
Description Carson and Vance held a duel soon after the election, in which Vance was killed. Immediately after the duel was over, and it was determined that Vance was mortally wounded, Carson left to take the congressional seat in Washington. His behavior in leaving immediately was widely criticized. [Village Register of Dedham MA, 12/6/1827]
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyJacksonian Republican Won08/11/1825
NameSamuel P. Carson Votes2,081 (35.22%)
Term03/04/1825 - 03/04/1827 Margin157 (+2.66%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won08/13/1829
NameSamuel P. Carson Votes3,746 (100.00%)
Term03/04/1829 - 03/04/1831 Margin3,746 (+100.00%)
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Name (I) Rep. Samuel P. Carson Rep. Robert B. Vance  
PartyDemocratic-Republican Democratic-Republican  
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Uncertified Votes4,187 (63.38%) 2,419 (36.62%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,768 (-26.76%)  
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