Massachusetts 1823 State Senate, Bristol and Dukes District

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1823 State Senate, Bristol and Dukes District
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
John Mason, Oliver Starkweather, James L. Hodges, Stephen Merrihew, Thomas Rotch, Joseph E. Read, scattering
Candidates: John Mason[1]Oliver Starkweather[2]James L. HodgesStephen MerrihewThomas RotchJoseph E. Readscattering
Final Result: [3][4]23192300230022942283224938
District of Bristol and Dukes23192300230022942283224938
Bristol County21862157215822062195216138
Town of Attleborough162118162162118118-
Town of Berkley334733484627-
Town of Dartmouth841678484171169-
Town of Dighton941294941212-
Town of Easton126751261267575-
Town of Fairhaven168741641667474-
Town of Freetown192591921865959-
Town of Mansfield735473775454-
Town of New Bedford8833592110372337-
Town of Norton997999997979-
Town of Raynham759075769089-
Town of Rehoboth166171166166172172-
Town of Seekonk201148201201148148-
Town of Somerset6011057116262-
Town of Swansea133461261264645-
Town of Taunton208319209201319319-
Town of Troy11444941154667-
Town of Wellington678467678483-
Town of Westport431744343168172-
Dukes County142142142888888-
Town of Chilmark291929291919-
Town of Edgartown485648485656-
Town of Tisbury[5]651365651313-


[3]"Whole number of votes, 13783. Make a choice, 2298." Governor's Council Records.
[4]The six votes for James L. Hodges under the name of John L. Hodges prevented his election.
[5]James L. Hodges received 6 votes as John L. Hodges.


Governor's Council Records. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Tisbury Town Records. 420.
Christian Philanthropist (New Bedford, MA). April 8, 1823.
New-Bedford Mercury (New Bedford, MA). April 14, 1823.
New-Bedford Mercury (New Bedford, MA). April 18, 1823.
The Essex Register (Salem, MA). April 21, 1823.
American Statesman and City Register (Boston, MA). Apr 21, 1823.
New-Bedford Mercury (New Bedford, MA). April 25, 1823.
The Salem Gazette (Salem, MA). April 25, 1823.
Pittsfield Sun (Pittsfield, MA). May 1, 1823.
Columbian Centinel (Boston, MA). May 31, 1823.
The Repertory (Boston, MA). May 31, 1823.
The Salem Gazette (Salem, MA). June 3, 1823.
Pittsfield Sun (Pittsfield, MA). June 5, 1823.
New-Bedford Mercury (New Bedford, MA). June 6, 1823.

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