South Carolina 1788 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
South Carolina 1788 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5
Date:
1788
State:
South Carolina
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Thomas Tudor Tucker, Henry Pendleton
Candidates: Thomas Tudor Tucker[1]Henry Pendleton
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2][3][4]--
District of Five--
Little River--
Ninety Six--
Upper or Spartan--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Thomas Tudor Tucker is elected by a majority of 759 votes.
[3]District Five is also known as the Ninety-Six District.
[4]Henry Pendelton declined to be a candidate.

References:

Journal of the South Carolina Privy Council.
The City Gazette, or the Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC). November 8. 1788.
The City Gazette, or the Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC). November 14. 1788.
The City Gazette, or the Daily Advertiser (Charleston, SC). November 15. 1788.

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