Pennsylvania 1789 House of Representatives, Mifflin County
- House of Representatives (State)
- State Representative
- Pennsylvania 1789 House of Representatives, Mifflin County
- First Ballot
- House of Representatives/State Representative
- John Harris, John Oliver
|Candidates:||John Harris||John Oliver|
|Final Result: ||666||621|
The Independent Gazeteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom (Philadelphia, PA) lists the name James Harris for John Harris.
There were two sets of returns reported for Mifflin County as there was some dispute about the legality of the elections held in certain places. These totals include the votes from the disputed polling locations.
"There was also received this day returns of elections held at the house of the Widow Stackpole, for the township of Lack, and of an election for Greenwood township, in this county, held at the house of Henry McConnol. The legality of holding elections at these places being disputed by part of the Judges, the law for authorising said elections not being present, we have thought proper to forward to your Honorable Body a statement of the election, both with and without the returns of these townships of Lack and Greenwood." Minutes of the First Session of the Fourteenth General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Minutes of the First Session of the Fourteenth General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1789. 5-6.
The Independent Gazeteer; or, the Chronicle of Freedom (Philadelphia, PA). October 24, 1789.
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