In the 1832 congressional elections in Pennsylvania, Joel B. Sutherland (D) was re-elected October 8, 1833 to the 1st district, but resigned his seat to accept a judgeship. He then subsequently resigned that judgeship to run in the special election which was called to fill the vacancy caused by his original resignation, and won that election.
|Joel B. Sutherland||Democratic||2,843||56.4%|
|John Sergeant||National Republican||2,140||42.5%|
There were also 57 votes for someone with the surname of Martin, first name and party affiliation unknown.