Rhode Island 1825 U.S. House of Representatives, Ballot 2

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Rhode Island 1825 U.S. House of Representatives, Ballot 2
Rhode Island
Second Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Dutee J. Pearce, Job Durfee, scattering
Candidates: Dutee J. Pearce[1]Job Durfeescattering
Final Result: [2]196014823
Bristol County20777-
Town of Barrington232-
Town of Bristol6571-
Town of Warren1194-
Kent County279112-
Town of Coventry13713-
Town of East Greenwich5217-
Town of Warwick5949-
Town of West Greenwich3133-
Newport County721375-
Town of Jamestown913-
Town of Little Compton4478-
Town of Middletown3943-
Town of New Shoreham143--
Town of Newport34353-
Town of Portsmouth8556-
Town of Tiverton58132-
Providence County3076783
Town of Burrillville4418-
Town of Cranston1338-
Town of Cumberland4166-
Town of Foster2160-
Town of Glocester3536-
Town of Johnston157-
Town of North Providence347-
Town of Providence1022783
Town of Scituate396-
Town of Smithfield1322-
Washington County446240-
Town of Charlestown3518-
Town of Exeter3639-
Town of Hopkinton3316-
Town of North Kingstown12968-
Town of Richmond2050-
Town of South Kingstown15345-
Town of Westerly404-


[2]Rhode Island law required a majority to elect. Tristam Burges was elected to the first seat in the original election on August 30, 1825..


Newport Mercury (Newport, RI). November 26, 1825.
Newport Mercury (Newport, RI). December 3, 1825.
Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix (Providence, RI). December 3, 1825.
The Telegraph (Warren, RI). December 7, 1825.

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