Vermont 1818 Governor

Governor (State)
Vermont 1818 Governor
First Ballot
Jonas Galusha, Charles Marsh, Isaac Tichenor, Chauncey Langdon, Asa Aldis, Martin Chittenden, Asa Lyon, Dudley Chase, Richard Skinner, William Griswold, Kendall P. Vaness, Daniel Chipman, Thomas Brownell, Jr., Nathaniel Chipman, Amasa Pride, William C. Bradley, Jonathan H. Hubbard, Samuel Thompson, Elias Lyman, Mark Richards, William Strong, Lemuel Whitney, Charles K. Williams, Jonathan Robertson, scattering
Candidates: Jonas Galusha[1]Charles MarshIsaac TichenorChauncey LangdonAsa AldisMartin ChittendenAsa LyonDudley ChaseRichard SkinnerWilliam GriswoldKendall P. VanessDaniel ChipmanThomas Brownell, Jr.Nathaniel ChipmanAmasa PrideWilliam C. BradleyJonathan H. HubbardSamuel ThompsonElias LymanMark RichardsWilliam StrongLemuel WhitneyCharles K. WilliamsJonathan Robertsonscattering
Final Result: [2][3][4][5]1546138524510763553630211164333222111111258
Addison County[6]13081121--1----3-3----------11
Town of Addison78------------------------
Town of Bridport[7]130-3--------3-3-----------
Town of Bristol59-----------------------3
Town of Cornwall100------------------------
Town of Ferrisburgh36------------------------
Town of Goshen-------------------------
Town of Hancock60-----------------------2
Town of Kingston29-----------------------2
Town of Leicester43------------------------
Town of Lincoln26-----------------------2
Town of Middlebury136------------------------
Town of Monkton69------------------------
Town of New Haven79-----1------------------
Town of Panton53-----------------------2
Town of Salisbury70------------------------
Town of Shoreham93------------------------
Town of Starksboro33------------------------
City of Vergennes61-9----------------------
Town of Warren421-1---------------------
Town of Weybridge61------------------------
Town of Whiting50------------------------
Bennington County[8]1241--33---1----3-----1-----19
Town of Arlington40--33---------------------
Town of Bennington[9]248-----------------------8
Town of Dorset69------------------------
Town of Landgrove27-----------------------1
Town of Manchester82------------------------
Town of Peru13------------------------
Town of Pownal[10]242-----------3-----1------
Town of Readsboro42-----------------------6
Town of Rupert139------------------------
Town of Sandgate39-----------------------3
Town of Shaftsbury[11]139------1-----------------
Town of Stamford45------------------------
Town of Sunderland49-----------------------1
Town of Windhall36------------------------
Town of Woodford31------------------------
Caledonia County[12]1198203----------------------4
Town of Barnet481----------------------2
Town of Burke[13]5210-----------------------
Town of Cabot60------------------------
Town of Danville2541-----------------------
Town of Groton23-----------------------1
Town of Hardwick4459-----------------------
Town of Kirby33------------------------
Town of Lyndon12550-----------------------
Town of Peacham47------------------------
Town of Ryegate44-----------------------1
Town of Saint Johnsbury[14]911-----------------------
Town of Sheffield48------------------------
Town of Sutton74------------------------
Town of Walden4530-----------------------
Town of Waterford6651-----------------------
Town of Wheelock94------------------------
Town of Woodbury50------------------------
Chittenden County[15]953-45--1-----1------------54
Town of Bolton30------------------------
Town of Burlington[16]118-42---------------------2
Town of Charlotte123------------------------
Town of Colchester[17]55-1----------------------
Town of Essex79------------------------
Town of Hinesburgh38------------------------
Town of Huntington43-----------------------4
Town of Jericho[18]92-1--1-----1-------------
Town of Mansfield8------------------------
Town of Milton83-----------------------48
Town of Richmond40------------------------
Town of Saint George17------------------------
Town of Shelburne72------------------------
Town of Underhill49-1----------------------
Town of Westford75------------------------
Town of Williston31------------------------
Essex County281------------------------
Town of Brunswick19------------------------
Town of Canaan37------------------------
Town of Concord74------------------------
Town of Granby[19]-------------------------
Town of Guildhall51------------------------
Town of Lemington11------------------------
Town of Lunenburg39------------------------
Town of Maidstone23------------------------
Town of Minehead11------------------------
Town of Newark16------------------------
Franklin County[20]89617267-63-35-----------------2
Town of Bakersfield32------------------------
Town of Belvidere14------------------------
Town of Berkshire3313-----------------------
Town of Cambridge69-----------------------2
Town of Enosburgh4734-----------------------
Town of Fairfax[21]79-----35------------------
Town of Fairfield44---63--------------------
Town of Fletcher36------------------------
Town of Franklin[22]29------------------------
Town of Georgia111-67----------------------
Town of Highgate49------------------------
Town of Johnson[23]561-----------------------
Town of Montgomery1327-----------------------
Town of Richford26------------------------
Town of Saint Albans11782-----------------------
Town of Sheldon36------------------------
Town of Sterling510-----------------------
Town of Swanton1005-----------------------
Grand Isle County208---------6-------------4
Town of Alburgh35---------6--------------
Town of Grande Isle27------------------------
Town of North Hero47-----------------------3
Town of South Hero65-----------------------1
Town of Vineyard31------------------------
Orange County1649-31----10--------1--1----10
Town of Bradford107------------------------
Town of Braintree64------------------------
Town of Brookfield84-31---------------------4
Town of Chelsea102------------------------
Town of Corinth124------------------------
Town of Fairlee63-----------------------4
Town of Newbury[24]114------------------1-----
Town of Orange24------------------------
Town of Randolph213------------------------
Town of Roxbury45------10-----------------
Town of Strafford182------------------------
Town of Thetford117-----------------------1
Town of Topsham62------------------------
Town of Tunbridge92---------------1--------
Town of Vershire67------------------------
Town of Washington71------------------------
Town of Williamstown118-----------------------1
Orleans County527129---------------------28
Town of Albany23------------------------
Town of Barton11-----------------------2
Town of Brownington5------------------------
Town of Coventry19------------------------
Town of Craftsbury70------------------------
Town of Derby33-----------------------1
Town of Eden15------------------------
Town of Elmore19------------------------
Town of Glover481-----------------------
Town of Greensborough52-----------------------3
Town of Holland16------------------------
Town of Hyde Park[25]30-----------------------7
Town of Irasburg46------------------------
Town of Kellyvale[26]4-23----------------------
Town of Morgan13-----------------------3
Town of Morristown58-----------------------5
Town of Navy13------------------------
Town of Newport5-6----------------------
Town of Troy[27]-------------------------
Town of Westfield[28]41------------------------
Town of Wolcott6-----------------------7
Rutland County[29]2242-473-2----------------1-74
Town of Benson102-----------------------59
Town of Brandon101--19---------------------
Town of Castleton114--54---------------------
Town of Chittenden50------------------------
Town of Clarendon157------------------------
Town of Danby65-----------------------8
Town of Fairhaven85------------------------
Town of Hubbardton72------------------------
Town of Ira[30]-------------------------
Town of Middletown[31]104-4----------------------
Town of Mount Holly120------------------------
Town of Mount Tabor20------------------------
Town of Orwell185------------------------
Town of Parkerstown14------------------------
Town of Pawlett161-----------------------7
Town of Pittsfield48------------------------
Town of Pittsford137------------------------
Town of Poultny123------------------------
Town of Rutland160----2----------------1--
Town of Sherburne17------------------------
Town of Shrewsbury108------------------------
Town of Sudbury106------------------------
Town of Tinmouth43------------------------
Town of Wallingford56------------------------
Town of Wells94------------------------
Washington County8986-----18------3---------15
Town of Barre184------------------------
Town of Berlin76------------------------
Town of Calais74------------------------
Town of Duxbury17-----------------------8
Town of Fayston8------------------------
Town of Marshfield48------------------------
Town of Middlesex40------------------------
Town of Montpelier1551-----------------------
Town of Moretown17------------------------
Town of Northfield[32]631-----4-----------------
Town of Plainfield41------------------------
Town of Stow[33]40------14-----------------
Town of Waitsfield32-----------------------7
Town of Waterbury1034------------3----------
Town of Worcester[34]-------------------------
Windham County[35]1419-50--48--4------212---1-131
Town of Athens51------------------------
Town of Brattleboro81-1-------------1----1---
Town of Dover41-----------------------31
Town of Dummerston46-3--4-------------------
Town of Grafton117------------------------
Town of Guilford112------------------------
Town of Halifax105-36----------------------
Town of Jamaica31------------------------
Town of Londonderry77------------------------
Town of Marlboro65-1----------------------
Town of Newfane41--------------1---------
Town of Putney78-1------------1---------
Town of Rockingham[36]148-------1----------------
Town of Somerset[37]8------------------------
Town of Stratton7----------------------1-
Town of Townshend[38]10------------------------
Town of Vernon36------------------------
Town of Wardsboro31-7--44-------------------
Town of Westminster170-------3----------------
Town of Whitingham[39]87------------------------
Town of Wilmington69-1--------------2-------
Town of Windham[40]8------------------------
Windsor County264427--4-11711----------1---10
Town of Andover118------------------------
Town of Baltimore[41]-------------------------
Town of Barnard153-1----------------------
Town of Bethel110------1-----------------
Town of Bridgewater117-----------------------2
Town of Cavendish163------------------------
Town of Chester179-------16---------------2
Town of Hartford133-4--3---11----------1----
Town of Hartland149-1----------------------
Town of Ludlow79------------------------
Town of Norwich134-----------------------2
Town of Plymouth53------------------------
Town of Pomfret1131-----------------------
Town of Reading97----1-------------------
Town of Rochester[42]36------------------------
Town of Royalton501-----------------------
Town of Sharon57-----------------------1
Town of Springfield146-1-----1----------------
Town of Stockbridge94------------------------
Town of Weathersfield152-----------------------3
Town of Weston[43]-------------------------
Town of Windsor256------------------------
Town of Woodstock255------------------------


[2]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 15248 votes for Jonas Galusha, 412 votes for Charles Marsh, 144 votes for Isaac Tichenor and 106 votes for Chauncey Langdon; however, the sum of votes per county is 15480 votes for Galusha, 422 for Marsh, 187 for Tichenor and 107 for Langdon.
[3]The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT), The Christian Messenger (Middlebury, VT), The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), The Vermont Republican and American Yeoman (Windsor, VT), The Vermont Journal (Windsor, VT), The Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT), and The Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT) report 15243 votes for Jonas Galusha and 749 scattering votes.
[4]The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT), October 13, reports 412 votes for Charles Marsh.
[5]The Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT), October 16, North Star (Danville, VT), October 16, The Vermont Republican and American Yeoman (Windsor, VT), October 19, The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), October 19, The Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT), October 20 and Christian Messenger (Middlebury, VT), October 21: "PRINTED VOTES. On canvassing the votes for Gov. etc. the present session, it was found that a considerable number of the votes were printed. A question arose before the canvassing committee, whether by the constitution they could be counted--considerable debate arose--but on examining the constitution, it was decided by a large majority, to reject the printed votes."
[6]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 26 scattering votes in Addison County; however, the sum of totals per town is 27. With the addition of information from individual town records, the total number of scattering votes is 36.
[7]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 3 unspecified scattering votes in Bridport.
[8]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 1133 votes for Jonas Galusha; however, the sum of totals per town is 1235.
[9]The Bennington Town Records does not list any scattering votes.
[10]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 1 unspecified scattering vote in Pownal.
[11]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 133 votes for Jonas Galusha Bridport.
[12]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 205 votes for Charles Marsh in Caledonia County.
[13]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 51 votes for Jonas Galusha and 11 votes for Charles Marsh in Burke.
[14]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 2 votes for Charles Marsh in Saint Johnsbury.
[15]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 46 votes for Isaac Tichenor in Chittenden County.
[16]The Official Election Returns tally sheet lists 2 unspecified scattering votes that aren't on the Burlington Town Records.
[17]The Official Election Returns tally sheet lists 59 votes for Jonas Galusha in Colchester, and places the 1 vote for Isaac Tichenor in the results for Charlotte rather than for Colchester.
[18]The Official Election Returns tally sheet lists 2 votes for Isaac Tichenor in Jericho.
[19]There were no votes recorded in Granby.
[20]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 893 votes for Jonas Galusha and 207 votes for Charles Marsh in Franklin County.
[21]The Original Election Returns tally sheet and Journal of the Vermont General Assembly list 76 votes for Jonas Galusha, 36 votes for Charles Marsh and 2 unspecified scattering votes in Fairfax; however, the Fairfax Town Records lists 79 votes for Galusha, 35 votes for Asa Lyon and no votes for either Marsh or any other scattering.
[22]In 1818, the town of Huntsburgh was renamed Franklin.
[23]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists one vote for unspecified scattering and no votes for Charles Marsh in Johnson.
[24]The History of Newbury, Vermont, 357, reports 117 votes for Jonas Galusha.
[25]The Journal of the Vermont General Assembly lists 38 votes for Jonas Galusha in Hyde Park.
[26]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 5 votes for Jonas Galusha and no scattering votes; however, the Kellyvale Town Records lists 4 votes for Galusha and 23 votes for Isaac Tichenor.
[27]There were no votes recorded in Troy.
[28]Among the votes for Jonas Galusha in Westfield, 30 are Republican and 11 are Federalist.
[29]The Original Election Returns list 2254 votes for Jonas Galusha in Rutland County; however, the sum of totals per town is 2244.
[30]According to the Original Election Returns tally sheet, the votes in Ira were rejected.
[31]The Original Election Returns lists 106 votes for Jonas Galusha in Middletown.
[32]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 5 unspecified scattering votes rather than 4 votes for Dudley Chase and 1 other scattering vote.
[33]The Original Election Returns tally sheet lists 14 unspecified scattering votes as well as 14 votes for Dudley Chase; however, the Stowe Town Records lists only the 14 votes for Chase.
[34]There were no votes recorded in Worcester.
[35]The Original Election Returns lists 1296 votes for Jonas Galusha in Windham County; however, the sum of totals per town is 1423.
[36]The Original Election Returns tally sheet and Journal of the Vermont General Assembly list 29 votes for Jonas Galusha in Rockingham; however, the Rockingham Town Records lists 148 votes.
[37]The Original Election Returns lists 9 votes for Jonas Galusha in Somerset; however, the Rockingham Town Records lists 9 votes.
[38]Collections Relating to the History and Inhabitants of the Town of Townshend, Vermont, 229, reports 28 votes for Jonas Galusha.
[39]The Original Election Returns lists 90 votes for Jonas Galusha in Whitingham; however, the Whitingham Town Records lists 87 votes.
[40]The Original Election Returns lists 8 votes for Jonas Galusha in Windham; however, the Windham Town Records lists 59 votes.
[41]There were no votes recorded in Baltimore.
[42]The Original Election Returns lists 36 votes for Jonas Galusha in Rochester; however, the Rochester Town Records lists 86 votes.
[43]There were no votes recorded in Weston.


Original Election Returns. Vermont State Archives, Middlesex.
Journal of the Vermont General Assembly, 1818. 174-176.
Addison Town Records.
Albany Town Records.
Andover Town Records.
Barnard Town Records.
Belvedere Town Records.
Bennington Town Records.
Bethel Town Records.
Bradford Town Records.
Braintree Town Records.
Brattleboro Town Records.
Bridport Town Records.
Brownington Town Records.
Brunswick Town Records.
Burke Town Records.
Burlington Town Records.
Calais Town Records.
Cavendish Town Records.
Chelsea Town Records.
Colchester Town Records.
Danville Town Records.
Dummerston Town Records.
Elmore Town Records.
Enosburgh Town Records.
Essex Town Records.
Fairfax Town Records.
Fayston Town Records.
Ferrisburgh Town Records.
Franklin Town Records.
Glover Town Records.
Guilford Town Records.
Guildhall Town Records.
Halifax Town Records.
Hardwick Town Records.
Hartford Town Records.
Hartland Town Records.
Jamaica Town Records.
Jericho Town Records.
Johnson Town Records.
Kellyvale Town Records.
Lemington Town Records.
Londonderry Town Records.
Lunenburg Town Records.
Lyndon Town Records.
Marlboro Town Records.
Marshfield Town Records.
Middletown Town Records.
Bloomfield Town Records.
Montgomery Town Records.
Montpelier Town Records.
Mount Holly Town Records.
Navy Town Records.
New Haven Town Records.
Newark Town Records.
Newbury Town Records.
Newfane Town Records.
Newport Town Records.
Northfield Town Records.
Orwell Town Records.
Pittsfield Town Records.
Pittsford Town Records.
Plainfield Town Records.
Pomfret Town Records.
Pownal Town Records.
Putney Town Records.
Randolph Town Records.
Reading Town Records.
Richford Town Records.
Rochester Town Records.
Rockingham Town Records.
Roxbury Town Records.
Royalton Town Records.
Rutland Town Records.
Saint Albans Town Records.
Saint Johnsbury Town Records.
Shaftsbury Town Records.
Sheffield Town Records.
Shelburne Town Records.
Shrewsbury Town Records.
Somerset Town Records.
Springfield Town Records.
Stockbridge Town Records.
Stowe Town Records.
Stratton Town Records.
Tinmouth Town Records.
Topsham Town Records.
Townshend Town Records.
Tunbridge Town Records.
Underhill Town Records.
Vergennes Town Records.
Vernon Town Records.
Isle La Motte Town Records.
Walden Town Records.
Wardsboro Town Records.
Warren Town Records.
Washington Town Records.
Waterbury Town Records.
Westfield Town Records.
Westminster Town Records.
Wheelock Town Records.
Whitingham Town Records.
Wilmington Town Records.
Windham Town Records.
Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT). September 4, 1818.
North Star (Danville, VT). September 4, 1818.
Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT). September 8, 1818.
Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT). October 13, 1818.
North Star (Danville, VT). October 16, 1818.
Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT). October 16, 1818.
Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT). October 19, 1818.
Vermont Journal (Windsor, VT). October 19, 1818.
Vermont Republican and American Yeoman (Windsor, VT). October 19, 1818.
Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT). October 20, 1818.
Christian Messenger (Middlebury, VT). October 21, 1818.
Fairbanks, Edward Taylor. The Town of St. Johnsbury VT: a review of one hundred and twenty-five years to the anniversary pageant 1912. St. Johnsbury, VT: The Cowles Press, 1914. 571.
Phelps, James Houghton. Collections Relating to the History and Inhabitants of the Town of Townshend, Vermont. Townshend, VT: G.E. Selleck, 1877. 229.
Wells, Frederick P. History of Newbury, Vermont. St. Johnsbury, VT: The Caledonian, 1902. 357.

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