Maine 1822 U.S. House of Representatives, District 2, Special

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Maine 1822 U.S. House of Representatives, District 2, Special
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Mark Harris, George Bradbury, Woodbury Storer, Isaac Adams, Seward Merrill, Samuel Stephenson, Elias Merrill, John Bradbury, William Polleys, Joseph Adams, Phinchas Varnum, Stephen Longfellow, Sheophilus Bradbury, Daniel Plummer, Edward Russell, John Jones, Clement H. Humphrey
Candidates: Mark Harris[1]George BradburyWoodbury StorerIsaac AdamsSeward MerrillSamuel StephensonElias MerrillJohn BradburyWilliam PolleysJoseph AdamsPhinchas VarnumStephen LongfellowSheophilus BradburyDaniel PlummerEdward RussellJohn JonesClement H. Humphrey
Final Result: [2][3]1385104267--------------
District of Two1385104267--------------
Cumberland County1385104267--------------
Town of Brunswick109176---------------
Town of Cape Elizabeth82123--------------
Town of Cumberland67281--------------
Town of Danville4032---------------
Town of Durham8429----1----------
Town of Falmouth41674--------------
Town of Freeport9271---------------
Town of Gorham907111-22-----------
Town of Gray7823--------------2
Town of Harpswell924---------------
Town of New Gloucester130105---------------
Town of Portland2713214815---111111----
Town of Pownal5256-----------1---
Town of Scarborough6615---------------
Town of Westbrook9624-------------1-
Town of Windham3825---------------
Town of North Yarmouth1489------------1--


[2]Election to replace Ezekiel Whitman, resigned.
[3]The Republican party in Maine split into two factions during the years 1821 - 1822. One wing of the party supported Joshua Wingate, Jr. while the other backed Albion K. Parris. Each of these men ran for Governor in 1821 and 1822. The Federalist also ran their own candidate in each of those years. Mark Harris was the regular party candidate in the special election in District 2 in 1822 and Woodbury Storer, was a supporter of Joshua Wingate, Junior.


Original Election Returns. Maine State Library, Augusta.
Portland Gazette (Portland, ME). September 3, 1822.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). September 10, 1822.
Portland Gazette (Portland, ME). September 10, 1822.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). October 15, 1822.

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