Vermont 1824 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Vermont 1824 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
William C. Bradley, Phineas White, Calvin Sheldon, Orsamus C. Merrill, Samuel Elliot, Joseph Burr, Alexander Campbell, Samuel Fay, Jonas Galusha, John Roberts, Nathan H. Battum, Joseph Boyden, Amos Brown, Myron Clark, Theophilus Crawford, Oliver Hanks, David Henry, Elisha Hopkins, Jonathan Hunt, William Stutney, Jr., Benjamin Swift, Peter R. Taft, Aaron Barney, John Bartlett, Barzillai Burges, David Burr, Josiah Burton, Darius Clark, David Colvin, Jason Duncan, Jr., Martin Field, Jairus Hall, William Hall, Edward Houghton, Asa Keyes, 2nd, Benjamin Lee, Andrew Lyman, Rollin C. Mallory, John Mason, Seth Moore, John S. Pettibone, John Phelps, Hazelton Price, David Rugg, Richard Skinner, Zadowick Stanton, Cornelius P. Van Ness, Lemuel Whitney, Joseph Window, Solomon Wright, scattering
Candidates: William C. BradleyPhineas WhiteCalvin SheldonOrsamus C. MerrillSamuel ElliotJoseph BurrAlexander CampbellSamuel FayJonas GalushaJohn RobertsNathan H. BattumJoseph BoydenAmos BrownMyron ClarkTheophilus CrawfordOliver HanksDavid HenryElisha HopkinsJonathan HuntWilliam Stutney, Jr.Benjamin SwiftPeter R. TaftAaron BarneyJohn BartlettBarzillai BurgesDavid BurrJosiah BurtonDarius ClarkDavid ColvinJason Duncan, Jr.Martin FieldJairus HallWilliam HallEdward HoughtonAsa Keyes, 2ndBenjamin LeeAndrew LymanRollin C. MalloryJohn MasonSeth MooreJohn S. PettiboneJohn PhelpsHazelton PriceDavid RuggRichard SkinnerZadowick StantonCornelius P. Van NessLemuel WhitneyJoseph WindowSolomon Wrightscattering
Final Result: [1][2]1961145542015137533322222222222211111111111111111111111111112
District of One1961145542015137533322222222222211111111111111111111111111111
Bennington County[3]63838341015-2-33-2--2--22--------111-------1--11----11--12
Town of Arlington7911-------------------------------------------1----
Town of Bennington871704310---33-------2----------1-----------------------
Town of Dorset40523------------------------------------------------
Town of Landgrove517-------------------------------------------------
Town of Manchester411370--2--------------------1-------------1----------
Town of Peru-1312------------------------------------------------
Town of Pownal94-132------------------------------------------1---12
Town of Readsboro245-------------------------------------------------
Town of Rupert89-1102---------2---2---------------------1-----------
Town of Sandgate234-1-----------------------------------------------
Town of Shaftsbury1044612------2-----------------1----------------------
Town of Stamford3961------------------------------------------------
Town of Sunderland3014------------------------------------------------
Town of Winhall-1913------------------------------------------------
Town of Woodford453----------------------------------1--------------
Rutland County17326---5---------2---------------------11------------
Town of Danby733---5---------------------------------------------
Town of Mount Tabor141-------------------------------------------------
Town of Pawlet8622-------------2---------------------11------------
Windham County[4]1201104610-13-5--3-22-2---22221111---1111111-----1111--11--
Town of Acton714-------------------------------------------------
Town of Athens384-------------------------------------------------
Town of Brattleboro30693-10-------------1--------------------------------
Town of Brookline674-------------------------------------------------
Town of Dover28382----------------------1-------------------------
Town of Dummerston39124--1-------------1--------------------------------
Town of Grafton755-----------------2---11--------------------------
Town of Guilford11511---------2----------1----------1-------1---------
Town of Halifax6636-------------------------------------------------
Town of Jamaica2133-------------------------------------------------
Town of Londonderry4646-------------------------------------------------
Town of Marlboro477-------------------------------------------------
Town of Newfane3074---------------------------11--------------------
Town of Putney17173--2---------2-------------------1-------------1--
Town of Rockingham204321---5-------------2------------------------------
Town of Somerset318----------------------------------------1--------
Town of Stratton332---------------------------------------------1---
Town of Townshend4142-------------------2-----------------------------
Town of Vernon6284--------------------------------1---------------
Town of Wardsboro4968-------------------------------------------------
Town of Westminster14126------------------------------1-----------1------
Town of Whitingham5817----------2--------------------------------------
Town of Wilmington5057-------3---------------------1-----------1-------
Town of Windham3118-------------------------------------------------


[1]Vermont law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. A second ballot would be held on December 6, 1824.
[2]The Official Results list William C. Bradley with 1961 votes but the town totals add up to 2012 votes. Had all of Bradley's votes been counted he would have had a majority of 34 votes and would have won the election without the benefit of a second election.
[3]The Official Results list William C. Bradley with 637 votes but the town totals add up to 638.
[4]The Official Results list William C. Bradley with 1151 votes but the town totals add up to 1201.


Original Election Returns. Vermont State Archives, Middlesex.
Bennington Town Records.
Brattleboro Town Records.
Brookline Town Records.
Dummerston Town Records.
Grafton Town Records.
Halifax Town Records.
Marlboro Town Records.
Newfane Town Records.
Peru Town Records.
Putney Town Records.
Readsboro Town Records.
Rockingham Town Records.
Shaftsbury Town Records.
Stratton Town Records.
Vernon Town Records.
Westminster Town Records.
Whitingham Town Records.
Wilmington Town Records.
Windham Town Records.
Rutland Herald (Rutland, VT). September 21, 1824.
Boston Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA). September 30, 1824.
Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT). October 29, 1824.
Rutland Herald (Rutland, VT). November 2, 1824.
American Repertory (Saint Albans, VT). November 4, 1824.
Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT). November 16, 1824.
Bellows Falls Intelligencer (Bellows Falls, VT). December 13, 1824.

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Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).

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