Virginia 1789 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Virginia 1789 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5
Date:
1789
State:
Virginia
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
James Madison, James Monroe
Candidates: James Madison[1]James Monroe
Affiliation:
Final Result: 1308972
District of Five1308972
Albemarle County174105
Amherst County145246
Culpepper County256103
Fluvanna County4263
Goochland County132133
Louisa County228124
Orange County[2]2169
Spotsylvania County189115

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The Independent Gazeteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom (Philadelphia, PA), the The Virginia Herald, and Fredericksburg Advertiser (Fredericksburg, VA) and the The Virginia Centinel, or, the Winchester Mercury (Winchester, VA) list 200 votes for Madison.

References:

Francis Taylor Diary. February 3, 5, 6 and 9 1789. Library of Virginia, Richmond.
The Virginia Herald, and Fredericksburg Advertiser (Fredericksburg, VA). February 5, 1789.
The Virginia Herald, and Fredericksburg Advertiser (Fredericksburg, VA). February 12, 1789.
The Independent Gazeteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom (Philadelphia, PA) . February 17, 1789.
The Virginia Centinel, or, the Winchester Mercury (Winchester, VA). February 18, 1789.
The Virginia Herald, and Fredericksburg Advertiser (Fredericksburg, VA). February 26, 1789.
The Pennsylvania Journal and the Weekly Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). February 28, 1789.
DenBoer, Gordon and Lucy Trumbull Brown, ed. The Documentary History of the First Federal Elections: 1788-1790. Vol. IV. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1976. 363.
Mattern, David B., J. C. A. Stagg, Jeanne K. Cross and Susan Holbrook Perdue, ed. The Papers of James Madison, Congressional Series. Vol. 11. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 1977. 438-439.

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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).
handwritten notes
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).
handwritten notes
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).
handwritten notes
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).
handwritten notes
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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