New York 1788 Constitutional Convention, Dutchess County

Office:
Constitutional Convention (State)
Title:
Convention Delegate
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New York 1788 Constitutional Convention, Dutchess County
Date:
1788
State:
New York
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Constitutional Convention/Convention Delegate
Candidates:
Zephaniah Platt, Jacobus Swartwout, John De Witt, Gilbert Livingston, Ezra Thompson, Melancton Smith, Jonathan Akins, Egbert Benson, Isaac I. Tallman, Joseph Crane, Robert Sands, Ebenezer Cary, Martin Wiltse, Richard D'Cantillon
Candidates: Zephaniah Platt[1]Jacobus Swartwout[2]John De Witt[3]Gilbert Livingston[4]Ezra Thompson[5]Melancton Smith[6]Jonathan Akins[7]Egbert BensonIsaac I. TallmanJoseph CraneRobert SandsEbenezer CaryMartin WiltseRichard D'Cantillon
Affiliation:Anti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistAnti-FederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: 1765175517531749174917481732892889887885883880854
Dutchess County[8]1765175517531749174917481732892889887885883880854

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]Elected
[6]Elected.
[7]Elected.
[8]The Daily Advertiser (New York, NY) lists Jonathan Akins with 1737 votes.

References:

The Country Journal, and the Poughkeepsie Advertiser (Poughkeepsie, NY). June 3, 1788.
The New-York Journal, and Daily Patriotic Register (New York, NY). June 5, 1788.
The Daily Advertiser (New York, NY). June 6, 1788.
The Federal Herald (Lansingburgh, NY). June 9, 1788.
The Independent Gazeteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom (Philadelphia, PA). June 10, 1788.
Doherty, Frank J. The Settlers of the Beekman Patent: Dutchess County, New York. Pleasant Valley, NY: F. J. Doherty, 1990.

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