Massachusetts 1789 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8, Ballot 2

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Massachusetts 1789 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8, Ballot 2
Second Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Timothy Paine, Jonathan Grout, Artemas Ward, Jeremiah Learned, Jonathan Warner, Abel Wilder, Moses Gill, John Sprague, Martin Kinsley, Ebenezer Chaplin, Seth Washburn
Candidates: Timothy PaineJonathan GroutArtemas WardJeremiah LearnedJonathan WarnerAbel WilderMoses GillJohn SpragueMartin KinsleyEbenezer ChaplinSeth Washburn
Final Result: [1]104099025875533211
District of Eight104099025875533211
Worcester County104099025875533211
Town of Ashburnham24-4-4------
Town of Athal-1221--------
Town of Barre124815-----1--
District of Berlin[2]-----------
Town of Bolton32----------
Town of Boylston71216--------
Town of Brookfield389141--------
Town of Charlton536---------
Town of Douglas23----------
Town of Dudley2424---------
Town of Fitchburg10112--5-----
Town of Gardner415---------
Town of Gerry1513---------
Town of Grafton8491---1----
Town of Hardwick2217---------
Town of Harvard2118---------
Town of Holden218------1--
Town of Hubbardston-65---------
Town of Lancaster4875--------
Town of Leicester16317---1----
Town of Leominster4997--------
Town of Lunenberg152233--------
Town of Mendon[3]631---------
Town of Milford135---------
Town of New Braintree1743---------
Town of Northborough17----------
Town of Northbridge251---------
Town of Oakham3251----1---
Town of Oxford344---------
Town of Paxton947--------
Town of Petersham2037---------
Town of Princetown4925---------
Town of Royalston1441-1------
Town of Rutland3649---------
Town of Shrewsbury24645----1---
Town of Southborough912--------1
Town of Spencer1734---------
Town of Sterling29411--------
Town of Sturbridge3315---------
Town of Sutton618----1----
Town of Templeton288---------
Town of Upton1829---------
Town of Uxbridge1128---------
Town of Ward21337---1-1-
Town of Westborough1720---------
Town of Western222---------
Town of Westminster37143--------
Town of Winchendon2129---------
Town of Worcester674015--------


[1]Massachusetts law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. The original election was held on December 18, 1788. A 3rd Trial would be held on March 2, 1789.
[2]There were no votes recorded in Berlin.
[3]There were no votes recorded in Mendon.


Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Jensen, Merrill and Robert A. Becker, ed. The Documentary History of the First Federal Elections: 1788-1790. Vol. I. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1976. 662-667.
Metcalf, John G. Annals of the Town of Mendon, from 1659 to 1880. Providence: E. L. Freeman, 1880. 441-442.

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