Kentucky 1796 Governor

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Kentucky 1796 Governor
Date:
1796
State:
Kentucky
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
Benjamin Logan, James Garrard, Thomas Todd, John Brown
Candidates: Benjamin LoganJames GarrardThomas ToddJohn Brown
Affiliation:
Final Result: [1]2116141
General Assembly2116141

Notes:

[1]"The electors took a second ballot for Benjamin Logan and J. Garrard, when James Garrard obtained the greatest number of votes and was declared govr. - Had the electors a right under the constitution to proceed to a second ballot, and is James Garrard legally elected? Question aksed by Benja. Logan, to John Breckinridge, Attorney General." Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY). May 28, 1796.

References:

Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY). May 28, 1796.
Mattern, David B., J. C. A. Stagg, Jeanne K. Cross and Susan Holbrook Perdue, ed. The Papers of James Madison, Congressional Series. Vol. 16. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 1989. 397.

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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).

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