New York 1788 Assembly, Albany County

Office:
Assembly (State)
Title:
Assemblyman
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New York 1788 Assembly, Albany County
Date:
1788
State:
New York
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Assembly/Assemblyman
Candidates:
John Younglove, John Lansing, Jr., Cornelius Van Dyck, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, John Thompson, John Duncan, Henry K. Van Rensselaer, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Leonard Gansevoort, Richard Sill, Hezekiah Van Orden, John Knickerbacker Jr., Isaac Vrooman
Candidates: John Younglove[1]John Lansing, Jr.[2]Cornelius Van Dyck[3]Jeremiah Van Rensselaer[4]John Thompson[5]John Duncan[6]Henry K. Van Rensselaer[7]Stephen Van RensselaerLeonard GansevoortRichard SillHezekiah Van OrdenJohn Knickerbacker Jr.Isaac Vrooman
Affiliation:Anti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [8][9][10]4807304830333022300629902911195318881877187118681851
Albany County[11][12][13][14]4807304830333022300629902911195318881877187118681851

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Elected.
[6]Elected.
[7]Elected.
[8]Annals of Albany lists an alternate spelling for John Knickerbacker Jr. as John Knickerbacla.
[9]The New York Journal and Daily Patriotic Register lists the candidates as "Members of Convention".
[10]The New York Journal lists John Thompson as John Thomas.
[11]Annals of Albany lists Jeremiah Van Rensselear 3042 votes.
[12]Annals of Albany 206, notes: "John Younglove seems to have had the votes of both, or there is a mistake in the figures."
[13]The New York Journal notes that John Younglove was on both tickets.
[14]The 12th Session Assembly Records list John Younglove as both a Federalist and an Anti-Federalist.

References:

Journal of the New York Assembly, 1788.
The New-York Journal, and Daily Patriotic Register (New York, NY). June 2, 1788.
The Daily Advertiser (New York, NY). June 4, 1788.
The New-York Journal, and Daily Patriotic Register (New York, NY). June 5, 1788.
The Independent Gazetter (Philadelpia). June 10, 1788.
Munsell, Joel. The Annals of Albany. Vol. I. Albany, NY: J. Munsell, 1850.

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