Mapping Early American Elections


12th Congress: South Carolina 1810

South Carolina elected eight Democratic-Republicans to the Twelfth Congress.

The map for this election is incomplete due to the lack of returns in many areas.

South Carolina used the district system for electing members to Congress.

District Candidate Party Vote Percentage Elected
1 Langdon Cheves Democratic-Republican
2 William Butler Democratic-Republican
3 David R. Williams Democratic-Republican
4 William Lowndes Democratic-Republican
5 Richard Winn Democratic-Republican unopposed
6 John C. Calhoun Democratic-Republican
7 Thomas Moore Democratic-Republican unopposed
8 Elias Earle Democratic-Republican 1,650 58%
8 William Hunter Federalist 1,193 42%

In most cases, only candidates who received more than 5 percent of the vote in a district are reported. Other candidates are reported as a group, but only if they in aggregate received more than 5 percent of the vote. In addition, percentages for each district may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding. The term Dissenting Republican includes various breakaway factions of the Democratic-Republican party.



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