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North Carolina's 7th congressional district special election, 1808

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A special election was held in North Carolina's 7th congressional district on February 1, 1808. In the 1806 elections, John Culpepper (F) had defeated incumbent Duncan McFarlan (DR), but McFarlan contested the election, and, on January 2, 1808, the House Committee on Elections declared the seat vacant.