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  NC District 10 - Special Election
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Parents > United States > North Carolina > NC - District 10
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1829 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 02, 1829 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 02, 1829 - 11:00am Central
Term Start December 07, 1829 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1831 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler May 08, 2005 07:47pm
Data SourcesThe official certificate of vote is located in the General Assembly Session Records, N.C. Department of Archives and History. The certificate does not provide a county breakdown, but the totals printed in the Raleigh Register of 12/21/1829 are very close to the official numbers.
Description Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of John Giles from Congress before it assembled.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won08/13/1829
NameJohn Giles Votes3,226 (58.58%)
Term03/04/1829 - 11/01/1829 Margin945 (+17.16%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyNational Republican Won08/11/1831
NameAbraham Rencher Votes1,197 (100.00%)
Term03/04/1831 - 03/04/1833 Margin1,197 (+100.00%)
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Name Abraham Rencher Rep. John Long  
PartyNational Republican National Republican  
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Uncertified Votes1,970 (56.16%) 1,538 (43.84%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -432 (-12.31%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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