Maine 1823 U.S. House of Representatives, District 4

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Maine 1823 U.S. House of Representatives, District 4
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Joshua Cushman, Ebenezer T. Warren, Sanford Kingsbury, James Parker, Thomas Fillebrown, T. Warren, Nathan Cutler, James Cutler, Ariel Mann, Thomas Gilpatrick, James Marston, Peter Grant, Joshua Gage, Daniel Campbell, Samuel Currier, John Horry, Thomas Whitten, Josiah M. Watson, Joel Wellington, Isaiah Mills, Holmes Tillson, Thomas Bond, Alpheus Lane, Nathan Newell, David Page, Samuel Buffum, Samuel Redington, Walter H. Wilson, Peter Clifford
Candidates: Joshua CushmanEbenezer T. WarrenSanford KingsburyJames ParkerThomas FillebrownT. WarrenNathan CutlerJames CutlerAriel MannThomas GilpatrickJames MarstonPeter GrantJoshua GageDaniel CampbellSamuel CurrierJohn HorryThomas WhittenJosiah M. WatsonJoel WellingtonIsaiah MillsHolmes TillsonThomas BondAlpheus LaneNathan NewellDavid PageSamuel BuffumSamuel RedingtonWalter H. WilsonPeter Clifford
Final Result: [1]19921969715953-21----------------------
District of Four19921969715953-21----------------------
Kennebec County19681655---------------------------
Town of Augusta22283---------------------------
Town of Belgrade753---------------------------
Town of Chesterville47----------------------------
Town of China3846---------------------------
Town of Clinton14715---------------------------
Town of Dearborn-----------------------------
Town of Farmington8172-7--16----------------------
Town of Fayette-82---------------------------
Town of Freedom5218---1-----------------------
Town of Gardiner22527045---1111------------------
Town of Hallowell[2]19374121------21----------------
Town of Joy3714---------------------------
Town of Leeds-162---------------------------
Town of Ligonia4264-----------1---------------
Town of Monmouth[3]7179-1--3----------------------
Town of Mount Vernon5431--7-------2-2--------------
Town of New Sharon9311----2-----2--1-------------
Town of Pittston4047---9----------1------------
Town of Readfield2102--33---------2--21----------
Town of Rome3712-----------------1---------
Town of Sidney12912------------------1--------
Town of Unity9911---------------------------
Town of Vassalborough21514-------------------2-------
Town of Vienna5810---------------------------
Town of Waterville20948---------------------------
Town of Wayne-56-5------------------1------
Town of Windsor-111---------------------31----
Town of Winslow1063-------------------1-------
Town of Winthrop7487-2-------------------------
25 Mile Pond Plantationo-36---------------------------
Lincoln County24314---------------------------
Appleton Plantation2111---------------------------
Town of Montville-100---------------------------
Montville Plantation-26---------------------------
Town of Palermo3116-----------------------1---
Patricktown Plantation-40-------------------------22
Town of Washington-21------------------------7--


[1]Maine law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. A 2nd Trial would be held on June 30, 1823.
[2]Joshua Cushman received one vote as Joshua Queshman.
[3]Nathan Cutler received 2 votes as Nathaniel Cutler.


Original Election Returns. Maine State Library, Augusta.
Maine Gazette (Bath, ME). March 28, 1823.
Hallowell Gazette (Hallowell, ME). April 9, 1823.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). April 12, 1823.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). April 15, 1823.
Portland Gazette (Portland, ME). April 15, 1823.
Boston Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA). April 17, 1823.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). May 20, 1823.
Portland Gazette (Portland, ME). May 20, 1823.
Maine Gazette (Bath, ME). May 23, 1823.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). May 24, 1823.
Independent Statesman and Maine Republican (Portland, ME). May 24, 1823.
Eastport Sentinel (Eastport, ME). May 31, 1823.
Bangor Register (Bangor, ME). June 5, 1823.
Dubin, Michael J. United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results of the Elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 1998.

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