Louisiana 1824 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Louisiana 1824 U.S. House of Representatives, District 1
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Edward Livingston, J. Villere, Cairon, A. Bienvenu, Z. Nivette, Lazier, Bowdry, V. Villere
Candidates: Edward Livingston[1]J. VillereCaironA. BienvenuZ. NivetteLazierBowdryV. Villere
Final Result: [2]12396433211
District of One12396433211
Ascension Parish--------
Assumption Parish--------
German Coast County--------
Saint Charles Parish--------
Saint John Parish[3]--------
Lafourche Parish--------
Orleans County[4]--------
District of Cannes Brutess85-------
City of New Orleans928-------
Plaquemines Parish[5]101---3---
Saint Bernard Parish125643-211
Saint James Parish--------
Terrebonne Parish--------


[2]"Edward Livingston is unanimously re-elected the Representative to Congress from the District of New Orleans." The United States Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). August 7, 9, 1824.
[3]German Coast was comprised of Saint Charles and Saint John Parishes. The votes for these two were often given together, or the votes given to one would include the returns also for the other.
[4]New Orleans County was divided up into three electorial districts, First Senatorial, Second Senatorial and Third Senatorial, and they often alternated the names. The first district was often referred to as Plaquemines, the Second as New Orleans City and the third as Cannes Brutees.
[5]There was two blank ballots in Plaquemines.


Louisiana Courier (New Orleans, LA). July 3, 1824.
Louisiana Courier (New Orleans, LA). July 8, 1824.
Louisiana Courier (New Orleans, LA). July 9, 1824.
The United States Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). August 7, 1824.
The United States Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). August 9, 1824.
Boston Weekly Messenger (Boston, MA). August 12, 1824.

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