Connecticut 1790 U.S. House of Representatives

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Connecticut 1790 U.S. House of Representatives
Date:
1790
State:
Connecticut
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Roger Sherman, Pierpont Edwards, James Hillhouse, Jonathan Sturges, Jonathan Trumbull, Tapping Reeve, Jeremiah Wadsworth, Amasa Learned, Stephen M. Mitchell, Benjamin Huntington, John Chester, James Davenport
Candidates: Roger Sherman[1]Pierpont Edwards[2]James Hillhouse[3]Jonathan Sturges[4]Jonathan Trumbull[5]Tapping ReeveJeremiah WadsworthAmasa LearnedStephen M. MitchellBenjamin HuntingtonJohn ChesterJames Davenport
Affiliation:FederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [6]2969223920351730172016721658146314351372811786

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Elected.
[6]The General Advertiser, Vox Populi Norwich Packet (Norwich, CT) and The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) list Stephen M. Mitchell with 1735 votes.

References:

The Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). October 22, 1790.
Vox Populi Norwich Packet (Norwich, CT). October 22, 1790.
The Newport Mercury (Newport, RI). October 25, 1790.
General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 29, 1790.
The Pennsylvania Mercury and Universal Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 30, 1790.

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