1804 United States House of Representatives election in Delaware

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United States House of Representatives election in Delaware, 1804

← 1802 October 13–20, 1804 1805 →
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Nominee James A. Bayard Sr. Caesar Augustus Rodney
Party Federalist Democratic-Republican
Popular vote 4,398 4,040
Percentage 52.12% 47.88%

U.S. Representative before election

Caesar Augustus Rodney
Democratic-Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

James A. Bayard Sr.
Federalist

The Delaware United States House election for 1804 was held October 13–20, 1804. The incumbent Representative Caesar Augustus Rodney was defeated by the former Representative James A. Bayard Sr., whom he had defeated in the previous election, with 52.12% of the vote.

Results[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Delaware, 1804[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Federalist James A. Bayard Sr. 4,398 52.12%
Democratic-Republican Caesar Augustus Rodney 4,040 47.88%
Total votes 8,438 100%

Results by county[edit]

County Bayard# Bayard% Rodney# Rodney% Total votes cast
Kent 1,374 57.47% 1,017 42.53% 2,391
New Castle 902 31.40% 1,971 68.60% 2,873
Sussex 2,122 66.86% 1,052 33.14% 3,174
Totals 4,398 50.11% 4,040 47.88% 8,438


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States House of Representatives elections in Delaware, 1804".