Mapping Early American Elections

18th Congress: Missouri 1822

Missouri elected one Democratic-Republican to the Eighteenth Congress. The Democratic-Republican was part of a faction led by John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay.

The map for this election is incomplete due to the lack of returns at the town or county level.

Missouri used a statewide at-large system for electing members to Congress.

District Candidate Party Vote Percentage Elected
At-large John Scott Adams/Clay 5,940 60%
At-large John B. Lucas Democratic-Republican 2,501 25.2%
At-large Alexander Stuart 1,465 14.8%

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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