Maine 1822 Governor

Governor (State)
Maine 1822 Governor
First Ballot
Albion K. Parris, Ezekiel Whitman, Joshua Wingate, Jr., Samuel Fessenden, Cornelius Thompson, scattering
Candidates: Albion K. Parris[1]Ezekiel WhitmanJoshua Wingate, Jr.Samuel FessendenCornelius Thompsonscattering
Final Result: 154765795755--148
Cumberland County2286160793--19
Town of Baldwin42451---
Town of Bridgton6861---3
Town of Brunswick121863--7
Town of Cape Elizabeth8419----
Town of Cumberland7754----
Town of Danville5331----
Town of Durham9044----
Town of Falmouth9956----
Town of Freeport88103----
Town of Gorham71871--1
Town of Gray10228----
Town of Harrison4716---4
Town of Harpswell2315----
Town of Minot140151----
Town of New Gloucester142113---1
Town of North Yarmouth171071--1
Town of Otisfield1444----
Town of Poland13741----
Town of Portland35028986--1
Town of Pownal6250----
Town of Raymond10233----
Town of Scarborough90151---
Town of Standish7854----
Thompson Pond Plantation[2]------
Town of Westbrook14432----
Town of Windham4533---1
Hancock County136637847--7
Town of Belfast9169--4
Town of Belmont534----
Town of Bluehill4032----
Town of Brooks344---1
Town of Brooksville912----
Town of Bucksport8866---1
Town of Castine19362---
Town of Deer Isle8353----
Town of Eden23-----
Town of Ellsworth1720----
Town of Frankfort85231---
Town of Gouldsborough435----
Town of Islesborough3112----
Town of Jackson32----1
Town of Knox46-----
Town of Lincolnville4215---
Town of Monroe334----
Town of Mount Desert46-----
Town of Northport254----
Town of Orland831----
Town of Penobscot35-----
Town of Prospect9825----
Town of Searsmont48-----
Town of Sedgwick4710----
Town of Sullivan4215----
Town of Surry454----
Town of Swanville30-----
Town of Thorndike63-----
Town of Trenton292----
Town of Vinalhaven99-----
Waldo Plantation21-----
Plantation No. 14[3]------
Kennebec County264355985--24
Town of Augusta150303---
Town of Belgrade837---1
Town of Chesterville60----1
Town of China7943----
Town of Clinton6911---
Town of Dearborn52-----
Town of Farmington13448----
Town of Fayette8916----
Town of Freedom78-----
Town of Gardiner1263632---
Town of Greene7911----
Town of Hallowell9911112--3
Town of Joy3516---1
Town of Ligonia8614----
Town of Leeds10615----
Town of Monmouth170----7
Town of Mount Vernon102----1
Town of New Sharon8618---1
Town of Pittston8326---3
Town of Readfield116413---
Town of Rome371----
Town of Sidney9214----
Town of Temple30-----
Town of Unity93----3
Town of Vassalborough621----
Town of Vienna449----
Town of Waterville70153--2
Town of Wayne5414----
Town of Wilton111-----
Town of Windsor441519--1
Town of Winthrop98942---
Town of Winslow[4]------
Twenty five mile pond plantation26-----
Lincoln County17581008261--24
Town of Alna691----
Appleton Plantation214----
Town of Bath50114143--4
Town of Boothbay3333----
Town of Bowdoin1047----
Town of Bowdoinham442123---
Town of Bristol55604---
Town of Camden9020----
Town of Cushing285----
Town of Dresden31918---
Town of Edgecomb3512----
Town of Friendship25-----
Town of Georgetown3024---
Town of Hope4920----
Town of Jefferson40151---
Town of Lewiston3641--1-
Town of Lisbon8868---3
Town of Litchfield73331--7
Town of Montville841---2
Montville Plantation27-----
Town of New Castle66232---
Town of Nobleborough7712----
Town of Palermo846---1
Patricktown Plantation12-----
Town of Phippsburg118516--1
Town of Putnam337----
Town of Saint George29-----
Town of Thomaston134314---
Town of Topsham323611--2
Town of Union4147-6--
Town of Waldoborough277016---
Town of Wales34-----
Town of Warren68761--1
Town of Whitfield66-----
Town of Wiscasset665117--3
Town of Woolwich2358----
Oxford County218562214--9
Town of Albany1016----
Town of Andover3461---
Town of Bethel10930----
Town of Brownfield6922----
Town of Buckfield1342----
Town of Canton697----
Town of Denmark1151---1
Town of Dixfield6853----
Town of Fryeburg87611--2
Fryeburg Academy's grounds-10----
Town of Gilead223----
Town of Greenwood75-----
Town of Hartford9210----
Town of Hebron63664--1
Town of Hiram699----
Howard Gore Plantation7-----
Town of Jay964---1
Town of Livermore13518---1
Town of Lovell3621----
Town of Mexico13-----
Town of Newry36-----
Town of Norway8388----
Town of Paris138488---
Town of Peru41-----
Town of Porter688----
Town of Rumford5447----
Town of Sumner7916----
Town of Sweden2710----
Town of Turner1256---3
Town of Waterford7251----
Town of Weld715----
Town of Woodstock52-----
Plantation of Fryeburg Addition121----
Plantation No. 1, first range101----
Plantation No. 8142----
Penobscot County106413736--17
Town of Atkinson184----
Town of Bangor77319--1
Blakesburg Plantation-----10
Town of Brewer4610----
Brownfield Plantation28-----
Town of Carmel18-----
Town of Corinth23----1
Town of Dexter5212--1
Town of Dixmont438----
Town of Dover412----
Town of Dutton25-----
Town of Eddington26-----
Town of Etna------
Town of Exeter48-----
Town of Foxcroft4515----
Town of Garland337---1
Town of Guilford43-----
Town of Hampden89921---
Town of Hermon29-----
Town of Levant331----
Town of New Charleston62-----
Town of Newburg185----
Town of Newport4111---1
Town of Orono1824----
Town of Orrington41----1
Town of Sangerville35----1
Town of Sebec449----
Sunkhaze Plantation17-----
Town of Williamsburg124----
Plantation No. 1, fourth range43----
Plantation No. 1, seventh range41-----
Plantation No. 3, third range14-----
Somerset County158360827--27
Town of Anson8527---2
Town of Athens3843----
Town of Avon464---1
Town of Bingham1813----
Town of Bloomfield1278---1
Town of Canaan4635---4
Town of Concord184----
Town of Corinna55----1
Town of Cornville2944----
East Pond Plantation22-----
Town of Embden5116----
Town of Fairfield9117----
Town of Freeman571----
Town of Harmony5012----
Town of Hartland261---1
Town of Industry4927----
Town of Kingfield53-----
Town of Madison6143----
Town of Mercer6429---1
Town of Monson1510----
Town of Moscow1310----
Town of New Portland1022---4
Town of New Vineyard224----
Town of Norridgewock846019--1
Town of North Hill391----
Town of Palmyra27-8--1
Town of Parkman38----3
Town of Phillips3914----
Town of Ripley30----6
Town of Saint Albans41-----
Town of Solon3523---1
Town of Starks5274----
Town of Strong3616----
Town of Warsaw39-----
Plantation No. 510-----
Washington County6362302--5
Town of Addison1321----
Town of Calais1381---
Town of Cherryfield109----
Town of Columbia1037----
Town of Cooper11-----
Town of Dennysville28-----
Town of Eastport77731--1
Town of Harrington1511----
Town of Jonesborough625----
Town of Lubec7122---4
Town of Machias1019----
Town of Perry42-----
Town of Robbinston37-----
Town of Steuben2135----
Plantation No. three29-----
Plantation No. six19-----
Plantation No. nine20-----
Plantation No. ten16-----
Plantation No. twelve24-----
Plantation No. Sixteen7-----
Plantation No. twenty three10-----
York County1955646190--15
Town of Alfred8326---2
Town of Berwick91-15--1
Town of Biddeford[5]------
Town of Buxton1373814---
Town of Cornish7019----
Town of Elliot4427----
Town of Hollis1471236---
Town of Kennebunk50701--1
Town of Kennebunk Port5115----
Town of Kittery42-----
Town of Lebanon743814--2
Town of Limerick6348----
Town of Limington12624----
Town of Lyman11846---
Town of Newfield2264---1
Town of Parsonsfield137381---
Town of Saco1034797---
Town of Sanford5983----
Town of Shapleigh11323---6
Town of South Berwick133596--1
Town of Waterborough1151---1
Town of Wells51-----
Town of York12610----


[2]There were no votes recorded in Thompson Pond Plantation.
[3]There were no votes recorded in Plantation No. 14.
[4]There were no votes recorded in Winslow.
[5]There were no votes recorded in Biddeford.


Original Election Returns. Maine State Library, Augusta.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). January 4, 1822.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). January 5, 1822.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). January 8, 1822.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). January 11, 1822.
Eastport Sentinel and Passamquoddy Advertiser (Eastport, ME). January 12, 1822.
The Portsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics (Portsmouth, NH). January 12, 1822.
Eastport Sentinel and Passamquoddy Advertiser (Eastport, ME). January 19, 1822.
Portland Gazette (Portland, ME). September 3, 1822.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). September 10, 1822.
Hancock Gazette and Penobscot Patriot (Belfast, ME). September 11, 1822.
Bangor Register (Bangor, ME). September 12, 1822.
Independent Statesman and Maine Republican (Portland, ME). September 12, 1822.
Lincoln Intellingencer (Wiscasset). September 12, 1822.
Maine Gazette (Bath, ME). September 13, 1822.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). September 14, 1822.
Eastport Sentinel (Eastport, ME). September 14, 1822.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). September 17, 1822.
Portland Gazette (Portland, ME). September 17, 1822.
Hancock Gazette and Penobscot Patriot (Belfast, ME). September 18, 1822.
Bangor Register (Bangor, ME). September 19, 1822.
Lincoln Intellingencer (Wiscasset). September 19, 1822.
Maine Gazette (Bath, ME). September 20, 1822.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). September 21, 1822.
Eastport Sentinel (Eastport, ME). September 21, 1822.
Bangor Register (Bangor, ME). September 26, 1822.
Aiken, Ruth J., ed. Records of the Lower St. Georges and Cushing, Maine: 1605-1897. Cushing, ME: Driftwood Farm, 1987. 51.
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. 585.
Eaton, Cyrus. Annals of the Town of Warren. Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith and, 1851. 363.
Eaton, Cyrus. History of Thomaston, Rockland and South Thomaston, Maine. Vol. 2. Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith and, 1865. 92.
Emery, Edwin. The History of Sanford, Maine, 1661-1900. Edwin Emery. Fall River, MA: Published by the compiler, 1901. 373-374.
Giveen, Clement M., ed. A Chronology of Municipal and Election Statistics, Waterville, Maine. Augusta, ME: Maine Farmer Press, 1908. 229.
Hodgkin, Douglas I., ed. Records of Lewiston, Maine. Vol. I. Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2001. 190.
Lapham, William B., and Silas P. Maxim. History of Paris, Maine. Paris, ME: Printed for the Authors, 1884. 785.
Lapham, William B. History of Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. Augusta, ME: Press of the Maine Farmer, 1890. 73.
Moulton, Alphonos, Howard L. Simpson and Granville Fernald, ed. Centennial History of Harrison, Maine. Portland, ME: Southworth Printing Company, 1909. 306.
Sibley, John Langdon. History of the Town of Union, in the County of Lincoln, Maine. Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey and Co, 1851. 246.
"The Annals of Bangor." In History of Penboscot County, Maine. Cleveland, Ohio: Williams, Chase and, 1882. 604.

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