1820 Speaker of the House, Ballot 17, Special
- Speaker of the House (Federal)
- Speaker of the House
- 1820 Speaker of the House, Ballot 17, Special
- Seventeenth Ballot
- Speaker of the House/Speaker of the House
- William Lowndes, John W. Taylor, Samuel Smith, John Sergeant, Gideon Tomlinson, scattering
|Candidates:||William Lowndes||John W. Taylor||Samuel Smith||John Sergeant||Gideon Tomlinson||scattering|
|Final Result: ||72||44||17||11||-||-|
Seven ballots were cast on November 13th, twelve ballots were cast on November 14th, and three more ballots were cast on November 15th before John W. Taylor was finally elected as Speaker of the House of Representatives. John W. Taylor filled the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Henry Clay of Kentucky.
The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA). November 25, 1820.
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