Maine 1820 Electoral College, District 4

Office:
Electoral College (Federal)
Title:
Elector
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Maine 1820 Electoral College, District 4
Date:
1820
State:
Maine
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Electoral College/Elector
Electors:
Lemuel Trescott, Francis Carr, Horatio G. Balch, scattering
Electors: Lemuel Trescott[1][2]Francis Carr[3]Horatio G. Balch[4]scattering
Affiliation:RepublicanRepublican
Presidential Candidate:James MonroeJames Monroe
Final Result: [5][6]500---
District of Four500---
Hancock County----
Town of Belfast[7]3463-2
Town of Belmont----
Town of Bluehill----
Town of Brooks----
Town of Brookesville----
Town of Bucksport----
Town of Castine----
Town of Eden----
Town of Ellsworth----
Town of Frankfort----
Town of Goldsborough----
Town of Jackson----
Town of Knox----
Town of Monroe----
Town of Mount Desert----
Town of Orlando----
Town of Penobscot----
Plantation Mariaville----
Plantation No 359, N. of Sullivan----
Town of Prospect----
Town of Searsmont----
Town of Sedgewick----
Town of Sullivan----
Town of Surry----
Town of Swansville----
Town of Thorndike----
Town of Trenton----
Penobscot County----
Town of Atkinson----
Town of Bangor4621-2
Town of Brewer----
Town of Carmel----
Town of Corinth----
Town of Dexter----
Town of Dixmont----
Town of Eddington11---
Town of Etna----
Town of Exeter----
Town of Foxcroft----
Town of Garland----
Town of Guilford----
Town of Hampden----
Town of Hermon----
Town of Levant----
Town of Newburgh----
Town of New Charleston----
Town of Newport----
Town of Orono----
Town of Orrington42---
Plantation No. 1, 3rd Range Penobscot----
Plantation No. 3, 3rd Range Penobscot----
Plantation No. 3, 6th Range Penobscot----
Town of Sangerville----
Town of Sebec----
Town of Williamsburg----
Washington County----
Town of Addison----
Town of Calais----
Town of Cherryfield----
Town of Columbia----
Town of Dennysville7---
Town of Eastport5315-4
Town of Harrington----
Town of Jonesborough----
Town of Lubec53---
Town of Machias1---
Town of Perry-16--
Plantation No. 9 Washington4---
Plantation No. 12 Washington----
Plantation No. 15 Washington----
Town of Robinston----
Town of Steuben----

Notes:

[1]Of Lubec.
[2]Elected.
[3]Of Bangor.
[4]Nominated as reported in the Eastport Sentinel, October 21, 1820.
[5]"We have received but few votes for Elector; and what we have received are nearly all for Mr. Trescott - he will undoubtedly be elected by a handsome majority." Bangor Register (Bangor, ME). November 16, 1820.
[6]866 total votes.
[7]The Eastport Sentinel and Passamquoddy Advertiser (Eastport, ME) lists Lemuel Trescott with 31 votes and Francis Carr with 67 votes.

References:

Original Election Returns. Maine State Library, Augusta.
Register of the Maine Governor's Council, Vol. I. 21-22.
Eastport Sentinel and Passamquoddy Advertiser (Eastport, ME). October 21, 1820.
Hancock Gazette (Belfast, ME). October 28, 1820.
Bangor Register (Bangor, ME). November 2, 1820.
Bangor Register (Bangor, ME). November 9, 1820.
Hancock Gazette (Belfast, ME). November 9, 1820.
Eastport Sentinel and Passamquoddy Advertiser (Eastport, ME). November 11, 1820.
Bangor Register (Bangor, ME). November 16, 1820.
American Advocate and Kennebec Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). November 18, 1820.
Eastport Sentinel and Passamquoddy Advertiser (Eastport, ME). November 18, 1820.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). November 28, 1820.
American Advocate and Kennebec Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). December 2, 1820.
Hallowell Gazette (Hallowell, ME). December 6, 1820.

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