Pennsylvania 1796 Governor

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Pennsylvania 1796 Governor
Date:
1796
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
Thomas Mifflin, Frederick Muhlenberg, Anthony Wayne, James Irwin, Henry Miller, William Irwin, George Latimore, William Stedman, Peter Dinkle, James Miller, William Findley, Wendel Michael, Jared Ingersoll, Philip Stonemeitz, William Bonham, Joseph Thomas, James Ross, Duncan Magic, Adam Reese, Matthias Thestco, Thomas Duncan, Francis Gilson, George Armstrong, Frederick Rohrer, George Campbell, Christopher Muhlenberg, James Logan
Candidates: Thomas Mifflin[1]Frederick MuhlenbergAnthony WayneJames IrwinHenry MillerWilliam IrwinGeorge LatimoreWilliam StedmanPeter DinkleJames MillerWilliam FindleyWendel MichaelJared IngersollPhilip StonemeitzWilliam BonhamJoseph ThomasJames RossDuncan MagicAdam ReeseMatthias ThestcoThomas DuncanFrancis GilsonGeorge ArmstrongFrederick RohrerGeorge CampbellChristopher MuhlenbergJames Logan
Affiliation:supported by both partiesFederalistFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [2]30125101113991552317161211106553322111111111
Allegheny County1135--------------------------
Bedford County[3]88827-------------------------
Berks County33636----------2--------------
Bucks County2117--------------------------
Chester County[4]1686-----9-----3--------------
Cumberland County1265110--44-8--11-6----2---11-----
Dauphin County948239-------------------------
Delaware County4631494------------3-----------
Fayette County141485-------------------------
Franklin County2426-22------------------------
Huntingdon County91835-------------------------
Lancaster County[5]17573-------------------------
Borough990--------------------------
Cocalico91--------------------------
Lower Cross Roads192--------------------------
New Holland332--------------------------
Upper Cross Roads153--------------------------
Luzerne County20924-------------------------
Mifflin County62476--------7----------------
Bald Eagle68--------------------------
Montgomery County11002813------------------------
Northampton County1387-----------------11-------
Northumberland County[6]1363154-91-23-16------3-----------1
City of Philadelphia181453-------1----------------
Philadelphia County1447-7------------------------
Somerset County269167-------------------------
Washington County[7][8]225625-------------------------
Westmoreland County[9]104012--------2--5---2----1111-
York County11241--11---12------------------

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The Journal of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives lists a total of 30,020 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[3]The Journal of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives lists 1157 votes for Thomas Mifflin and 194 votes for Frederick Muhlenberg.
[4]The Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA) lists 1688 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[5]The Lancaster Journal (Lancaster, PA) and Gazette of the United States give 1758 votes for Thomas Mifflin.
[6]The returns from Lycoming County are included in those from Northumberland County.
[7]The returns from Greene County are included in those from Washington County.
[8]The Journal of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1796 lists 1256 votes for Thomas Mifflin and 25 votes for Frederick Muhlenberg.
[9]The Journal of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1796 lists 1047 votes for Thomas Mifflin.

References:

Original Election Returns. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.
Journal of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1796. 34.
Albert Gallatin Papers. Reel 3, Frame 0532.
The Pittsburgh Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA). September 10, 1796.
The Pittsburgh Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA). September 17, 1796.
Gales's Independent Gazetteer (Philadelphia, PA). September 27, 1796.
Lancaster Journal (Lancaster, PA). October 14, 1796.
Die Unpartheyische York Gazette (York, PA) (York, PA). October 14, 1796.
The Pittsburgh Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA). October 15, 1796.
The Weekly Advertiser, of Reading, in the County of Berks (Reading, PA). October 15, 1796.
Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 17, 1796.
The Oracle of Dauphin, and Harrisburgh Advertiser (Harrisburg, PA). October 17, 1796.
Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 19, 1796.
Neue Unpartheyische Readinger Zeitung und Anzeigs-Nachrichten (Reading, PA). October 19, 1796.
Aurora. General Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 22, 1796.
Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 24, 1796.
Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 25, 1796.
Kline's Carlisle Weekly Gazette (Carlisle, PA). October 26, 1796.

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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
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