New York 1819 Speaker of the Assembly, Ballot 5

Office:
Speaker of the Assembly (State)
Title:
Speaker of the Assembly
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New York 1819 Speaker of the Assembly, Ballot 5
Date:
1819
State:
New York
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
Fifth Ballot
Office/Role:
Speaker of the Assembly/Speaker of the Assembly
Candidates:
Obadiah German, William Thompson, William A. Duer, Michael Ulshoeffer, J. R. Van Rensselaer, blank
Candidates: Obadiah GermanWilliam ThompsonWilliam A. DuerMichael UlshoefferJ. R. Van Rensselaerblank
Affiliation:ClintonianAnti-ClintonianFederalist
Final Result: 563820111
Assembly[1][2]563820111

Notes:

[1]"On Wednesday, the members met again pursuant to adjournment; and on balloting again for Speaker, the votes were [as given above]." The Albany Argus (Albany, NY). January 8, 1819.
[2]According to the Pittsfield Sun of January 13 when, after five ballots, a Speaker of the Assembly still had not been selected, Mr. Ulshoeffer proposed that William Thompson be appointed. This proposition was defeated 73 votes to 41 votes. Mr. Oakly then proposed that William A. Duer be appointed; this was also defeated, 84 votes to 31 votes. Next, Mr. Jackson proposed that Obadiah German be appointed. This proposition was passed 67 votes to 48 votes, and so Obadiah German was made Speaker of the Assembly.

References:

The Albany Argus (Albany, NY). January 8, 1819.
The New-York Columbian (New York, NY). January 9, 1819.
Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC). January 12, 1819.
Orange County Patriot; or, the Spirit of Seventy-Six (Goshen, NY). January 12, 1819.
Troy Post (Troy, NY). January 12, 1819.
The Observer (Schoharie, NY). January 13, 1819.
Pittsfield Sun (Pittsfield, MA). January 13, 1819.
The Albany Argus (Albany, NY). January 15, 1819.
Orange County Patriot; or, the Spirit of Seventy-Six (Goshen, NY). January 19, 1819.

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