Vermont 1820 U.S. House of Representatives, District 3, Ballot 2

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Vermont 1820 U.S. House of Representatives, District 3, Ballot 2
Second Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Charles Rich, David Edmond, Ezra Meach, Henry Olin, Stephen Haight, Jr., Enoch D. Woodbridge
Candidates: Charles RichDavid EdmondEzra MeachHenry OlinStephen Haight, Jr.Enoch D. Woodbridge
Final Result: [1][2][3]118610521335761
District of Three118610521335761
Addison County8376993836--
Town of Addison3522----
Town of Bridport11436----
Town of Bristol2072----
Town of Cornwall7541----
Town of Ferrisburgh133212---
Town of Goshen[4]------
Town of Hancock[5]343-1--
Town of Kingston78-1--
Town of Leicester312-19--
Town of Lincoln161----
Town of Middlebury10610411--
Town of Monkton1347187--
Town of New Haven5632----
Town of Panton4341---
Town of Salisbury[6]1533-4--
Town of Shoreham1022521--
Town of Starksboro395----
City of Vergennes1719841--
Town of Warren1610----
Town of Weybridge567----
Town of Whiting577-1--
Chittenden County4411591---
Town of Charlotte[7]5865---
Town of Hinesburgh10391---
Town of Huntingdon471---
Town of Richmond24142---
Town of Saint George------
Town of Shelburne14722---
Rutland County295122114--
Town of Benson2450----
Town of Brandon1942-6--
Town of Chittenden51----
Town of Hubbarton38-----
Town of Orwell1214----
Town of Pittsfield1--6--
Town of Pittsford[8]3922-2--
Town of Sudbury4831---
Washington County1011637--
Town of Duxbury-73---
Town of Fayston-9----
Town of Moretown717-7--
Town of Waitsfield383----


[1]Vermont law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. A third ballot would be held on February 19, 1821.
[2]The Official Results list Charles Rich with 1171 votes, David Edmond with 1000 votes, Ezra Meach with 134 votes and Henry Olin with 53 votes.
[3]Charles Rich received 1 vote as Charles Wirch.
[4]There were no votes recorded in Goshen.
[5]The National Standard (Middlebury, VT) reports 25 votes for Charles Rich in Hancock.
[6]The Original Election Returns does not list the 4 votes for Henry Olin.
[7]The National Standard (Middlebury, VT) reports 55 votes for Ezra Meach in Charlotte.
[8]The National Standard (Middlebury, VT) reports no votes for Charles Rich and 3 votes for Henry Olin in Pittsford.


Addison Town Records.
Benson Town Records.
Bridport Town Records.
Bristol Town Records.
Charlotte Town Records.
Cornwall Town Records.
Fayston Town Records.
Hancock Town Records.
Hinesburg Town Records.
New Haven Town Records.
Panton Town Records.
Pittsfield Town Records.
Pittsford Town Records.
Richmond Town Records.
Shelburne Town Records.
Sudbury Town Records.
Warren Town Records.
Whiting Town Records.
Vermont State Papers. Vol. 78. 73.
The National Standard (Middlebury, VT). December 19, 1820.

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