1790 Connecticut's at-large congressional district special election

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A special election was held in Connecticut's at-large congressional district on December 16, 1790 to fill a vacancy left when Representative-elect Pierpont Edwards (P) declined to serve.

Election results

Candidate Party Votes[1] Percent
Jeremiah Wadsworth Pro-Administration 1,222 48.6%
Amasa Learned Pro-Administration 800 23.9%
Benjamin Huntington Pro-Administration 333 13.2%
Tapping Reeve [2] 203 8.1%
Stephen M. Mitchell [2] 103 4.1%
James Davenport [2] 37 1.5%
John Chester [2] 17 0.7%

See also


  1. ^ election details from Ourcampaigns.com
  2. ^ a b c d Party affiliation not listed in source
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