New York 1825 U.S. Senate, Assembly Vote

U.S. Senate (Federal)
U.S. Senator
New York 1825 U.S. Senate, Assembly Vote
New York
First Ballot
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Ambrose Spencer, James Tallmadge, Nathan Sanford, Albert H. Tracy, Samuel Young, William Paulding, Jr., John Hunter, Henry Seymour, John Tracy, Henry Wheaton, Joseph C. Yates
Candidates: Ambrose SpencerJames TallmadgeNathan SanfordAlbert H. TracySamuel YoungWilliam Paulding, Jr.John HunterHenry SeymourJohn TracyHenry WheatonJoseph C. Yates
Final Result: [1][2]-----------


[1]"Nomination for Senator ~ At a caucus held at the capitol on Friday Evening, Judge Spencer received 55 votes, Gen Talmedge 1, Chancellor Kent 1 and Mr. Tracy 1, for U. States senator. It was resolved to support Judge Spencer. You see how it is ~ regular caucus nomination still exist." Washington Gazette February 3, 1825
[2]Several attempts by the Senate were defeated and no further action was taken by the 1825 Legislature. In 1826 Nathan Sanford was elected.
[3]"The house accordingly proceedded openly to nominate, when Ambrose Spencer, Esq. received 77 votes and James Tallmadge, Esq. 17 votes, and 29 scattering, which were given for almost as many different persons, as there were members." Ballston Spa Gazette (Ballston Spa, NY) February 8, 1825
[4]"But the proceedings of the Senate, in this particular, caps the climax of the whole: There were 31 members present, and the first nomination, Ambrose Spencer, Esq. received 10 votes, James Tallmadge, Esq. 2, and J. W. Taylor, Esq. 2, besides a host of others, making a nomination of no lesss than 17 different persons, by this august assembly. The second trial, was equally unsuccessful, and there is no prospect of the two houses agreeing on a candidate." Ballston Spa Gazette (Ballston Spa, NY) February 8, 1825


Washington Gazette (Washington, DC). February 3, 1825.
The Watch-Tower (Cooperstown, NY). February 7, 1825.
Ballston Spa Gazette (Ballston Spa, NY). February 8, 1825.
Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY). February 8, 1825.
Saratoga Sentinel (Saratoga Springs, NY). February 8, 1825.

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