Vermont 1791 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Vermont 1791 U.S. House of Representatives, Western District
Date:
1791
State:
Vermont
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Matthew Lyon, Israel Smith, Isaac Tichenor, Samuel Hitchcock, Ira Allen, Ebenezer Marvin, Gideon Olin, Jonathan Robinson, Samuel Safford, Jonas Galusha, Lemuel Chipman, Moses Robinson, Noah Smith
Candidates: Matthew LyonIsrael SmithIsaac TichenorSamuel HitchcockIra AllenEbenezer MarvinGideon OlinJonathan RobinsonSamuel SaffordJonas GalushaLemuel ChipmanMoses RobinsonNoah Smith
Affiliation:Federalist
Final Result: [1][2][3]579517472377483328542111
District of One579517472377483328542111
Addison County37778140-----2---
Town of Addison-4-16---------
Town of Bridport412-16---------
Town of Cornwall129-----------
Town of Ferrisburgh---18---------
Town of Kingston---8---------
Town of Leicester812-----------
Town of Middlebury18-7---------
Town of Monkton-1810---------
Town of New Haven---30---------
Town of Panton-12-4---------
Town of Salisbury113-----------
City of Vergennes-3-31---------
Town of Whiting113-------2---
Bennington County[4]131553719--12--11-
Town of Arlington55152---------
Town of Bennington-5172--------1-
Town of Dorset1235---1------
Town of Manchester-23134---2-----
Town of Pownal-6402---------
Town of Reupert-68-----------
Town of Sandgate1-65-------1--
Town of Shaftsbury1342----------
Town of Stamford-1611----------
Town of Sunderland5681---------
Chittenden County131111221482713-----
Town of Bolton---3---------
Town of Burlington---321--------
Town of Cambridge27216---------
Town of Charlotte-1239---------
Town of Colchester---19---------
Town of Essex---911--3-----
Town of Fairfield-----20-------
Town of Georgia-2412-2-------
Town of Hinesburgh-1-18---------
Town of Hungerford---17---------
Town of Jericho6--1---------
Town of Milton----2521------
Town of New Huntington---5---------
Town of Saint Albans--3743-------
Town of Smithfield---16---------
Town of South Hero1--217--------
Town of Williston4--6---------
Rutland County[5]516274827-626-4---1
Town of Benson11361----------
Town of Brandon16----26-4----
Town of Castleton10148----------
Town of Chittenden-12-----------
Town of Clarendon331621---------
Town of Danby14111----------
Town of Fairhaven107------------
Town of Harwich17------------
Town of Ira5-8--2-------
Town of Middletown2833----------
Town of Orwell2851----------
Town of Pawlett-333----------
Town of Pittsford-452----------
Town of Poultney125------------
Town of Rutland-7424---------
Town of Sudbury-531--------1
Town of Tinmouth193121---------
Town of Wallingford234--4-------
Town of Wells14232----------

Notes:

[1]The Official Results list Matthew Lyon with 597 votes and Israel Smith with 513 votes but the county totals add up to 579 for Lyon and 517 for Smith.
[2]The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT), August 15, reports 597 votes for Matthew Lyon, 513 for Israel Smith, and 473 for Isaac Tichenor.
[3]Vermont law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. A second ballot would be held on September 6, 1791.
[4]The Official Results list Israel Smith with 150 votes but the town totals add up to 155.
[5]The Official Results list Matthew Lyon with 534 votes and Israel Smith with 275 votes but the town totals add up to 516 for Lyon and 274 for Smith.

References:

Vermont State Papers. Vol. 38. 129.
Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT). August 15, 1791.

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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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