Rhode Island 1825 U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Rhode Island 1825 U.S. House of Representatives
Rhode Island
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Tristam Burges, Dutee J. Pearce, Job Durfee, Samuel Eddy, William Hunter, scattering
Candidates: Tristam Burges[1]Samuel EddyDutee J. PearceJob DurfeeWilliam Hunterscattering
Final Result: [2][3]2932212125342468364136
Bristol County1271151895424-
Town of Barrington291629610-
Town of Bristol614876438-
Town of Warren37518456-
Kent County450242412309134
Town of Coventry13211423327--
Town of East Greenwich6531623732
Town of Warwick1585779144102
Town of West Greenwich954038101--
Newport County4584127073812161
Town of Jamestown1658920-
Town of Little Compton763863615-
Town of Middletown175733428-
Town of New Shoreham854109-5-
Town of Newport9913223963161-
Town of Portsmouth80758582121
Town of Tiverton85101701245-
Providence County1475817742138851126
Town of Burrillville11556159191-
Town of Cranston59673310364
Town of Cumberland1239694128-1
Town of Foster11210638183-1
Town of Glocester1039515061-4
Town of Johnston44473148-63
Town of North Providence913639181-
Town of Providence5801351373324314
Town of Scituate1117617219-37
Town of Smithfield13710372177-2
Washington County422535584330605
Town of Charlestown3350691321
Town of Exeter6897967111
Town of Hopkinton414548354-
Town of North Kingstown7312911466342
Town of Richmond544852482-
Town of South Kingstown8113115046171
Town of Westerly72355557--


[2]Rhode Island law required a majority to elect. A subsequent election for the second seat would be held on November 25, 1825.
[3]The Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix (Providence, RI), and the American and Gazette list 2534 votes for Dutee J. Pearce and 2468 votes for Job Durfee.


The Telegraph (Warren, RI). September 7, 1825.
Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix (Providence, RI). November 5, 1825.
Rhode-Island American, and Providence Gazette (Providence, RI). November 8, 1825.
Rhode-Island Republican (Newport, RI). December 8, 1825.

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