New York 1816 U.S. House of Representatives, District 21

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
New York 1816 U.S. House of Representatives, District 21
New York
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Benjamin Ellicott, John C. Spencer, Philip Church, Graham Newell, Micah Brooks, Samuel Colt, Ebenezer F. Norton, Elisha B. Strong, Jedediah Prendergast, Richard Smith, Daviel W. Lewis, Samuel M. Hopkins, Daniel D. Tompkins, John Tayler, William Mallory, Ephraim Hart, John Knox
Candidates: Benjamin Ellicott[1]John C. SpencerPhilip ChurchGraham NewellMicah BrooksSamuel ColtEbenezer F. NortonElisha B. StrongJedediah PrendergastRichard SmithDaviel W. LewisSamuel M. HopkinsDaniel D. TompkinsJohn TaylerWilliam MalloryEphraim HartJohn Knox
Final Result: [2]879480536152607169073396332211111
District of Twenty One879480536152607169073396332211111
Allegany County329319210228---6--1------
Chautauque County49435636234913414--22-------
Town of Chautauque88883534-1-----------
Town of Ellicott1051045455-------------
Town of Gerry23-202022------------
Town of Hanover9070494920------------
Town of Harmony2851522213-----------
Town of Pomfret9055959534---22-------
Town of Portland4434323210------------
Town of Ripley26-626226------------
Genesee County[3]24742389139312951025839----211111
Niagara County[4][5]9866964404482951--11-------
Town of Buffalo1239310210229------------
Town of Cambria9249263450------------
Town of Clarence2272275757-------------
Town of Concord59614545-------------
Town of Eden46466262-------------
Town of Hamburgh1001004545-------------
Town of Hartland863121283------------
Town of Ishua21211111-------------
Town of Niagara2296613------------
Town of Olean33331010-------------
Town of Porter5252---------------
Town of Willink12326464120------------
Ontario County4511429337473751159-----1------
Town of Avon183183146147-------------
Town of Benton42436017217260------------
Town of Bloomfield8277365365-------------
Town of Brighton49456868-------------
Town of Bristol72652022025------------
Town of Canandaigua25123422722813------------
Town of Farmington177176137137-------------
Town of Genesco69698989-------------
Town of Gorham256251204205-------------
Town of Groveland77752020-------------
Town of Italy26263636-------------
Town of Jerusalem85853030-------------
Town of Lima102102109109-------------
Town of Livonia179177102102-------------
Town of Lyons202201103103-------------
Town of Mendon109109105105-------------
Town of Middlesex1911917070-------------
Town of Naples78777171-------------
Town of Ontario1281284141-------------
Town of Palmyra134133183183-------------
Town of Penfield109108221221-------------
Town of Perrington63635252-------------
Town of Phelps3193022062073------------
Town of Pittsford189188167167-------------
Town of Richmond141140125125-------------
Town of Seneca28520918618675------------
Town of Sodus11210254543------------
Town of Sparta18618633-------------
Town of Victor104104116116-------------
Town of Williamson129127137137-------------


[2]The Ontario Messenger (Canandaigua, NY) lists the Republican candidates as the American Ticket.
[3]Micah Brooks received 1 vote as Micah Prooks.
[4]The towns of Ishua and Olean are in the county of Cattaraugus, but are attached to Niagara County for elective purposes.
[5]Benjamin Ellicott received 2 votes as Benjamin Eicot.


Original Election Returns.
Ontario Messenger (Canandaigua, NY). April 23, 1816.
New-York Spectator (New York, NY). May 3, 1816.
Republican Advocate (Batavia, NY). May 11, 1816.
Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY). May 14, 1816.
Niagara Journal (Buffalo, NY). May 14, 1816.
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY). May 14, 1816.
The Albany Argus (Albany, NY). May 21, 1816.
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY). May 21, 1816.
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY). May 22, 1816.
Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, NY). May 29, 1816.
The Albany Argus (Albany, NY). June 7, 1816.

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