New York 1812 U.S. House of Representatives, District 6, Special

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
New York 1812 U.S. House of Representatives, District 6, Special
New York
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Thomas P. Grosvenor, Benjamin Smith, William Livingston, James L. Hogeboom, Hezekiah L. Hosmer, Roger Skinner, Thomas Truesdell, Cornelius Esselstyne, Bill Hydorn, Hosea Moffitt, Edward Ryan, Zebulon R. Shipherd, William Durfee, Harper Rogers, Nehemiah Denton, Richard Burles, John Russel, Elisha I. Winter, Reuben Whallon, Moses Andrews, Billy Bigraft, John Bishop, Beaman Brockway, Hachaliah Doolittle, Gayer Gardner, David Knapp, Nicholas MacIntyre, Richard Mansfield, Killian Miller, David Nichols, David Persons, Jr., Samuel Ten Broeck, Adam Wolfrom, Kitchel Bishop, Benjamin Copeland, Nathaniel Petcher, William Reid, Jr., William Robards, Halsey Rogers, Daniel Russel, Daniel Shipherd, Robert Stewart, Melancton Wheeler, Thomas P. Winter, Zebulon R. Winter
Candidates: Thomas P. Grosvenor[1]Benjamin SmithWilliam LivingstonJames L. HogeboomHezekiah L. HosmerRoger SkinnerThomas TruesdellCornelius EsselstyneBill HydornHosea MoffittEdward RyanZebulon R. ShipherdWilliam DurfeeHarper RogersNehemiah DentonRichard BurlesJohn RusselElisha I. WinterReuben WhallonMoses AndrewsBilly BigraftJohn BishopBeaman BrockwayHachaliah DoolittleGayer GardnerDavid KnappNicholas MacIntyreRichard MansfieldKillian MillerDavid NicholsDavid Persons, Jr.Samuel Ten BroeckAdam WolfromKitchel BishopBenjamin CopelandNathaniel PetcherWilliam Reid, Jr.William RobardsHalsey RogersDaniel RusselDaniel ShipherdRobert StewartMelancton WheelerThomas P. WinterZebulon R. Winter
Final Result: [2][3][4]630054472817171233333222222211111111111111111111111111
District of Six630054472817171233333222222211111111111111111111111111
Columbia County1538---17-1233---2------11111122111111------------
Town of Canaan237--------------------------------------------
Town of Chatham168--------------------------------------------
Town of Claverack97--------------------------------------------
Town of Clermont58--------------------------------------------
Town of Gallatin168--------------------------------------------
Town of Germantown62--------------------------------------------
Town of Granger87---17----------------------------------------
Town of Hillsdale154-----12--------------------------------------
City of Hudson178--------------------------------------------
Town of Kinderhook204--------------------------------------------
Town of Livingston125--------------------------------------------
Rensselaer County2158--------33--222-----------------------------
Washington County2604544728-17-----3----222--------------111111111111
Town of Argyle277----1------------------------------1--------
Town of Bolton71--------------------------------------------
Town of Caldwell29----------1---------------------------------
Town of Cambridge586-----------------1--------------------------
Town of Chester30--------------------------------------------
Town of Easton162-2--1---------------------------1---1111----
Town of Fort Ann84---------------------------------1----------
Town of Granville226--------------------------------------------
Town of Greenwich17354-------------------------------------------
Town of Hague7----15---------------------------------------
Town of Hampton52--------------------------------------------
Town of Hartford69----------2-----2---------------------------
Town of Hebron[5]167-34--------------------------------1-------1-
Town of Johnsburg1--------------------------------------------
Town of Kingsbury108---------------2---------------------------1
Town of Luzerne32--------------------------------------------
Town of Putnam29--------------------------------------------
Town of Queensbury[6]81-11------------------------------------------
Town of Salem206--28-------------------------------------1---
Town of Thurman27--------------------------------------------
Town of Whitehall207-----------------------------------------1--


[2]This special election was held in December 1812 to fill the seat vacated by Robert LeRoy Livingston, who had resigned on May 6, 1812. Even though New York's congressional districts had been reapportioned by the legislature in June, the special election was for the previous District 6, which included Columbia, Renssalear and Washington Counties.
[3]Zebulon R. Shipherd and Elisha I. Winter were candidates for U.S. House of Representatives in the newly created District 12, which included Washington County.
[4]Zebulon R. Winter is an amalgamation of Zebulon R. Shipherd and Elisha I. Winter.
[5]Thomas P. Grosvenor received 1 vote as Thomas Grosvenor.
[6]Thomas P. Grosvenor received 1 vote as Thomas S. Grosvenor.


Original Election Returns.
The Northern Post (Salem, NY). January 7, 1813.
The Albany Register (Albany, NY). January 26, 1813.

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