Massachusetts 1796 State Senate, Cumberland County

State Senate (State)
State Senator
Massachusetts 1796 State Senate, Cumberland County
First Ballot
State Senate/State Senator
Stephen Longfellow, John K. Smith, Daniel Davis, Daniel Isley, Josiah Thatcher, John Cushing, William Martin, Charles Turner, Stephen Bryant, Jonathan Hall, scattering
Candidates: Stephen Longfellow[1]John K. SmithDaniel DavisDaniel IsleyJosiah ThatcherJohn CushingWilliam MartinCharles TurnerStephen BryantJonathan Hallscattering
Final Result: [2][3]787548288--------
Cumberland County[4]787548288--------
Bakerstown Plantation-----------
Town of Bridgeton-----------
Town of Brunswick-----------
Town of Buckfield-----------
Town of Butterfield-----------
Town of Cape Elizabeth-----------
Town of Durham-----------
Town of Falmouth-----------
Town of Flintstown-----------
Town of Freeport-----------
Town of Gorham-----------
Town of Gray-----------
Town of Harpswell-----------
Town of Hebron-----------
Town of Jay-----------
Town of Livermore-----------
Town of New Gloucester-----------
Town of North Yarmouth-----------
Town of Norway-----------
Town of Otisfield Plantation-----------
Town of Pennicook-----------
Town of Poland-----------
Town of Portland-----------
Town of Paris4531-20--1---
Town of Raymondston Plantation-----------
Town of Scarborough-----------
Town of Standish-----------
Town of Turner28-------251-
Town of Windham-----------


[2]"No. Voters, 1177. Make a choice, 589." Governor's Council Records.
[3]Massachusetts law required a majority to elect. Daniel Davis would subsequently be elected by the Massachusetts General Court.
[4]In the towns of Bridgeton, Cape Elizabeth, Falmouth, Freeport, Gorham, Harpswell, Hebron, North Yarmouth, Otisfield Plantation, Poland, portland, Raymondston Plantation, Scarborough and Windham, Stephen Longfellow had 712 votes, John K. Smith had 464 votes, Daniel Davis had 249 votes, Daniel Isley had 157 votes, Josiah Thatcher had 116 votes, John Cushing had 71 votes and there were 24 scattering votes.


Governor's Council Records. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
The Eastern Herald (Portland, ME). April 7, 1796.
Lapham, William B., and Silas P. Maxim. History of Paris, Maine. Paris, ME: Printed for the Authors, 1884. 94.

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