Massachusetts 1790 U.S. House of Representatives, District 7

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Massachusetts 1790 U.S. House of Representatives, District 7
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Jonathan Grout, Artemas Ward, John Sprague, Nathan Tyler, Martin Kinsley, Levi Lincoln, Timothy Paine, Dwight Foster, Moses Gill, Nathaniel Paine, Ebenezer Chaplin, Benjamin Haywood, Elijah Brigham, Jeremiah Learned, David Bigelow, Josiah Whitney
Candidates: Jonathan GroutArtemas WardJohn SpragueNathan TylerMartin KinsleyLevi LincolnTimothy PaineDwight FosterMoses GillNathaniel PaineEbenezer ChaplinBenjamin HaywoodElijah BrighamJeremiah LearnedDavid BigelowJosiah Whitney
Final Result: [1][2]80079829715167592611118553211
District of Seven80079829715167592611118553211
Worcester County80079829715167592611118553211
Town of Ashburnham-37---12---------
Town of Athal1222--------------
Town of Barre41204-1--1------1-
District of Berlin1231--13---------
Town of Bolton1208-------------
Town of Boylston1535--------------
Town of Brookfield56-39----2--------
Town of Charlton--29-------------
Town of Douglas-22-6------------
Town of Dudley40-22-------------
Town of Fitchburg-53-------------1
Town of Gardner16---121--3------
Town of Gerry2915---8----------
Town of Grafton371010-------------
Town of Hardwick1118-31--2-1------
Town of Harvard-16--------------
Town of Holden627----2---------
Town of Hubbardston50---------------
Town of Lancaster13635---6---------
Town of Leicester13253-----7-------
Town of Leominster-541---3---------
Town of Lunenberg-32--------------
Town of Mendon181533--1---------
Town of Milford-2-41------------
Town of New Braintree-61-32-1---------
Town of Northborough333--------------
Town of Northbridge-9-5------------
Town of Oakham194---4----------
Town of Oxford--30-------------
Town of Paxton1983--5----------
Town of Petersham4817--------------
Town of Princetown12511-------------
Town of Royalston1719---1-1---4----
Town of Rutland38812-------------
Town of Shrewsbury22322-2--------2--
Town of Southborough2151--6-2--------
Town of Spencer319------4-------
Town of Sterling546----2--1------
Town of Sturbridge32-2--4-1-3------
Town of Sutton33108--51---5-----
Town of Templeton182---122---------
Town of Upton1028--6----------
Town of Uxbridge11-66------------
Town of Ward1612-------------
Town of Westborough43165--11----13---
Town of Western1032--------------
Town of Westminster20471--1----------
Town of Winchendon1717--------------
Town of Worcester262414--212--------


[1]Massachusetts law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. A 2nd Trial would be held on November 26, 1790.
[2]"Worcester District. No Choice. Whole number 2245. A choice 1223." Cumberland Gazette (Portland, ME). November 15, 1790.


Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
The Salem Gazette (Salem, MA). October 12, 1790.
Cumberland Gazette (Portland, ME). November 15, 1790.
Western Star (Stockbridge, MA). November 16, 1790.

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