Maine 1825 U.S. House of Representatives, District 3, Ballot 3

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Maine 1825 U.S. House of Representatives, District 3, Ballot 3
Third Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Ebenezer Herrick, Albert Smith, Ebenzer Thatcher, Daniel Rose, Edwin Smith, Nathaniel Green, William King, Moses Carlton, Edmund Buxton, William J. Farley, James MacLellan, John Ruggles, Ebenezer Delano, John Merun, Joseph F. Wingate, Isreal Cox, Samuel T. Hinds, George Sprawl, Mark L. Hill, John Pattee, Crispus Grans, Henry True
Candidates: Ebenezer HerrickAlbert SmithEbenzer ThatcherDaniel RoseEdwin SmithNathaniel GreenWilliam KingMoses CarltonEdmund BuxtonWilliam J. FarleyJames MacLellanJohn RugglesEbenezer DelanoJohn MerunJoseph F. WingateIsreal CoxSamuel T. HindsGeorge SprawlMark L. HillJohn PatteeCrispus GransHenry True
Final Result: [1]196012545967920124443222211111111
District of Three196012545967920124443222211111111
Lincoln County196012545967920124443222211111111
Town of Alna3844----3--------------
Town of Bath2033960---11------1-------
Town of Boothbay381-79------------------
Town of Bowdoin184101-------------------
Town of Bowdoinham2151--------------------
Town of Bristol4412413------------111----
Town of Camden983941-------------------
Town of Cushing20----2--4-------------
Town of Dresden10325---------------1---
Town of Edgecomb121-----3---------------
Town of Friendship320--------------------
Town of Georgetown103141----------------1--
Town of Hope33226------3------------
Town of Jefferson4241--------------------
Town of Litchfield14822--------------------
Town of New Castle141659-------------------
Town of Nobleborough12048-------22----------
Town of Phipsburg516413---------22--------
Town of Richmond70-3-------------------
Town of Saint George-68-------------------
Town of Thomaston3910767-2-----------------
Town of Topsham644--1810--------------1-
Town of Union[2]20388------------------1
Town of Waldoborough138876-------------------
Town of Warren-37116-------------------
Town of Whitfield11439--------------------
Town of Wiscasset1391134-------------------
Town of Woolwich80723-------------------


[1]Maine law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. The original election was held on September 13, 1824 and a 2nd Trial was held on January 3, 1825. A 4th Trial would be held on September 12, 1825.
[2]The Maine Gazette (Bath, ME), lists 35 votes for Ebenezer Herrick, 3 votes for Albert Smith, and 75 votes for Ebenezer Thatcher.


Original Election Returns. Maine State Library, Augusta.
Maine Gazette (Bath, ME). April 7, 1825.
Maine Gazette (Bath, ME). April 15, 1825.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). April 16, 1825.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). June 16, 1825.
Maine Gazette (Bath, ME). June 24, 1825.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). July 2, 1825.
Aiken, Ruth J., ed. Records of the Lower St. Georges and Cushing, Maine: 1605-1897. Cushing, ME: Driftwood Farm, 1987. 57.
Allen, Charles Edwin. History of Dresden, ME: formerly a part of the old town of Pownalborough from its earliest settlement to the year 1900. Augusta, ME: Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1931. 592.
Dubin, Michael J. United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results of the Elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 1998.
Sibley, John Langdon. History of the Town of Union, in the County of Lincoln, Maine. Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey and Co, 1851. 241.

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