Massachusetts 1794 U.S. House of Representatives, District Middle 2

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Massachusetts 1794 U.S. House of Representatives, District Middle 2
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Samuel Dexter, Jr., Elbridge Gerry, Joseph Bradley Varnum, Nathaniel Gorham, Charles Stearns, Ebenezer Bridge, Francis Champney, Samuel Bartlett, Timothy Bigelow, Andrew Peters, James Prescott, Oliver Prescott, Zacheus Wright, Edward Barnes, Francis Dana, Abril Heywood, Elias Richardson, Joseph Shed
Candidates: Samuel Dexter, Jr.Elbridge GerryJoseph Bradley VarnumNathaniel GorhamCharles StearnsEbenezer BridgeFrancis ChampneySamuel BartlettTimothy BigelowAndrew PetersJames PrescottOliver PrescottZacheus WrightEdward BarnesFrancis DanaAbril HeywoodElias RichardsonJoseph Shed
Final Result: [1]678497461-145322222211111
District of Middle Two67849746114135322222211111
Middlesex County5424024097135322-2221-111
Town of Acton[2]12711---------------
Town of Ashby-46----------------
District of Boxboro--143--------------
Town of Cambridge88329-----1-------1-
District of Carlisle-1413---------------
Town of Charlestown157941----2-------1--
Town of Chelmsford171203-3------------
Town of Concord52-26-13-------------
Town of Dracut--82--2------------
Town of Dunstable1811---------------
Town of Framingham[3]1531----------------
Town of Groton3242---3-1--------1
Town of Lexington-52----------------
Town of Lincoln[4]534----------------
Town of Littleton[5]3-39---------------
Town of Marlborough-811----------1----
Town of Pepperell[6]150----------------
Town of Shirley1410----------------
Town of Stow2815---------------
Town of Sudbury27-18---------------
Town of Townsend2-221------2-------
District of Tyngsborough16-----------------
Town of Waltham5517---------------
Town of Watertown34624---------------
Town of Westford61154--------22-----
Worcester County13695527-----2----1---
Town of Ashburnham829----------------
District of Berlin9--7--------------
Town of Bolton32-------------1---
Town of Fitchburg--20---------------
Town of Harvard24-14---------------
Town of Lunenberg4113----------------
Town of Northborough6-18------2--------
Town of Southborough137----------------
Town of Westborough1516----------------


[1]Massachusetts law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. A 2nd Trial would be held on January 17, 1795.
[2]Samuel Dexter, Jr. received 1 vote as Samuel Dexter.
[3]Samuel Dexter, Jr. received 15 votes as Samuel Dexter.
[4]Samuel Dexter, Jr. received 5 votes as Samuel Dexter.
[5]Samuel Dexter, Jr. received 3 votes as Samuel Dexter.
[6]Samuel Dexter, Jr. received 1 vote as Samuel Dexter.


Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
The Mercury (Boston, MA). November 7, 1794.
The Eastern Herald (Portland, ME). December 29, 1794.

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