1790 United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina

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District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates
North Carolina 1
"Roanoke division"
State ratified the U.S. Constitution November 21, 1789. First member elected March 24, 1790.
Anti-Administration win.
Winner was later elected to the next term, see below.
John B. Ashe (Anti-Administration) 48.9%
Nathaniel Macon (Anti-Administration) 41.5%
Stephen Moore 8.9%
Parsons[a] 0.7%
North Carolina 2
"Edenton and New Bern division"
State ratified the U.S. Constitution November 21, 1789. First member elected March 24, 1790.
Anti-Administration win.
Winner was later elected to the next term, see below.
Hugh Williamson (Anti-Administration) 73.9%
Stephen Cabarrus 26.0%
North Carolina 3
"Cape Fear division"
State ratified the U.S. Constitution November 21, 1789. First member elected March 24, 1790.
Anti-Administration win.
Winner later lost re-election to the next term, see below.
Timothy Bloodworth (Anti-Administration) 98.4%
Benjamin Smith 1.6%
North Carolina 4
"Yadkin division"
State ratified the U.S. Constitution November 21, 1789. First member elected March 24, 1790.
Pro-Administration win.
Winner was later elected to the next term, see below.
John Steele (Pro-Administration)[b]
Joseph MacDowell
Waightstill Avery
North Carolina 5
"Western division"
State ratified the U.S. Constitution November 21, 1789. First member elected March 24, 1790.
Pro-Administration win.
District covered areas beyond the Appalachian Mountains that were ceded to in May 1790 to form the Southwest Territory, but member retained seat for the remainder of term.
John Sevier (Pro-Administration)[b]

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  1. ^ Source does not give first name
  2. ^ a b Source does not give numbers of votes or has incomplete data