Louisiana 1812 Governor, Ballot 2

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Louisiana 1812 Governor, Ballot 2
Date:
1812
State:
Louisiana
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
Second Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
William C.C. Claiborne, Jacques Villere
Candidates: William C.C. Claiborne[1]Jacques Villere
Affiliation:
Final Result: 336
General Assembly[2][3][4]336

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]By Louisiana law, a general election was held for Governor. Then, the Legislature elected the Governor from the top two candidates.
[3]"Messrs. W.C.C. Claiborne and James Villere were proclaimed to be the two candidates that had obtained the greatest number of votes. Resolved, that the general assembly do proceed to ballot the said candidates, in order to elect the chief magistrate of the state." Journal of the Louisiana House of Representatives, 1812. 4.
[4]"Mr. Wm. C.C. Clairborne was proclaimed to be elected governor of this state." Journal of the Louisiana House of Representatives, 1812. 4.

References:

Journal of the Louisiana House of Representatives, 1812. 4.

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