Massachusetts 1802 State Senate, Berkshire County

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1802 State Senate, Berkshire County
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
Thompson J. Skinner, Barnabas Bidwell, Thomas Ives, Daniel Dewey, David Rosseter, William Williams, Ephraim Williams, Thomas Gold, Zebulon Herrick, King Strong
Candidates: Thompson J. Skinner[1]Barnabas Bidwell[2]Thomas IvesDaniel DeweyDavid RosseterWilliam WilliamsEphraim WilliamsThomas GoldZebulon HerrickKing Strong
Final Result: [3][4][5]168416847026744674085111
Berkshire County168416847026744674085111
Town of Adams1321312424------
Town of Alford41413535------
Town of Becket1414324321----
Town of Bethlehem8102930107----
Town of Cheshire160160--------
Town of Clarksburgh17171313------
Town of Dalton32263225318----
Town of Egremont53562833------
Town of Great Barrington29298375------
Town of Hancock36361616------
Town of Lanesborough545357235422----
Town of Lee151871099101----
Town of Lenox1341358102-----
Town of Louden----------
Town of Mount Washington22-22-------
Town of New Ashford----------
Town of New Marlborough----------
Town of Partridgefield[6]2121--93885---
Town of Pittsfield14613947231129-111
Town of Richmond636223284749----
Town of Sandersfield495015-59----
Town of Savoy5252--------
Town of Sheffield83797292-21----
Town of Southfield913--------
Town of Stockbridge717444433429----
Town of Tyringham106105525534----
Town of Washington2526--2526----
Town of West Stockbridge8089282491----
Town of Williamstown1971882944173----
Town of Windsor555335313-----


[3]"No. Voters, 2892. Make a choice, 1447." Governor's Council Records.
[4]The Sun (Pittsfield, MA) lists Thompson J. Skinner with 1704 votes and Barnabus Bidwell with 1679 votes.
[5]"The following is a Statement of the Votes given for Senators in 27 towns in the County of Berkshire.--THOMPSON J. SKINNER and BARNABAS BIDWELL, Esq'rs, were the only Republican Candidates.--THOMAS IVES, DANIEL DEWEY, WILLIAM WILLIAMS and DAVID ROSSETER, Esq'rs. were the Federal Candidates. The result is highly honorable to the County ... Majority in favour of the Republican Candidates 1132!!--Huzza for the true principles of seventy five." The Sun (Pittsfield, MA). April 26, 1802.
[6]The Sun (Pittsfield, MA) reports 23 votes for Barnabas Bidwell.


Governor's Council Records. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Peru Town Records. 153.
Pittsfield Town Records.
The Sun (Pittsfield, MA). April 26, 1802.

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