Maine 1821 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Ballot 3

State Supreme Court Judge (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Maine 1821 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Ballot 3
Third Ballot
State Supreme Court Judge/U.S. Congressman
Ebenezer Herrick, Ebenezer T. Warren, Peter Grant, Joshua Gage, James Parker, Cornelius Thompson, scattering
Candidates: Ebenezer Herrick[1]Ebenezer T. WarrenPeter GrantJoshua GageJames ParkerCornelius Thompsonscattering
Final Result: [2][3]1038484206139103122
District of Five1038484206139103122
Kennebec County26238418210190-11
Town of Augusta31430101--1
Town of Fayette[4]456-----
Town of Gardiner12424-82-3
Town of Gerry16241---1
Town of Greene48-----1
Town of Hallowell39990-5-4
Town of Leeds7912-----
Town of Monmouth6542-----
Town of Pittston2184-3-1
Town of Readfield74610----
Town of Wayne-428----
Town of Winthrop232715----
Lincoln County780156243813111
Appleton Plantation---12---
Town of Bowdoin1222----7
Town of Bowdoinham188---6--
Town of Dresden4025-----
Town of Hope13------
Town of Jefferson55-20----
Town of Lewiston90----1-
Town of Lisbon11292---4
Town of Litchfield2853--1--
Town of Montville-30-----
Montville Plantation14------
Town of Palermo-342-3--
Town of Putnam22------
Town of Union30--263--
Town of Wales162-----
Town of Whitefield501-----


[2]Maine law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. The original election was held on November 7, 1820 and a 2nd Trial was held on January 8, 1821.
[3]"Ebenezer Herrick, is again in nomination: and the circumstance, that no other candidate has yet been publicly announced, is thought ominous of his success...'There may be mischief concealed' - and it is important that the friend of Mr. Herrick should be on the alert." The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). April 24, 1821.
[4]The votes from Fayette were not included in the Original Election Returns.


American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). May 12, 1821.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). May 15, 1821.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). July 10, 1821.
Lincoln Telegraph (Wiscasset, ME). July 19, 1821.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). September 29, 1821.
Allen, Charles Edwin. History of Dresden, ME: formerly a part of the old town of Pownalborough from its earliest settlement to the year 1900. Augusta, ME: Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1931. 586.
Hodgkin, Douglas I., ed. Records of Lewiston, Maine. Vol. I. Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2001. 177.
Sibley, John Langdon. History of the Town of Union, in the County of Lincoln, Maine. Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey and Co, 1851. 241.

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