New York 1820 Governor, Nomination
- Governor (State)
- New York 1820 Governor, Nomination
- New York
- First Ballot
- Daniel D. Tompkins, Joseph C. Yates, Samuel Young, Smith Thompson, blank
|Candidates:||Daniel D. Tompkins||Joseph C. Yates||Samuel Young||Smith Thompson||blank|
|Final Result: ||52||6||2||2||2|
This convention was composed of the Republican members of the Legislature and in those counties where the Federalist held the Assembly seats, County Delegates were chosen by local Republican to attend the Convention so that all the counties were represented. The persons nominated at this Convention would then become the party candidates in the General Election when the Governor, etc. were chosen by popular vote.
"A meeting of such of the republican members of the two houses of the legislature's are opposed to the present administration, we are informed was held at the capitol on Tuesday evening last, (64 persons being present) to decide on a candidate to be supported for the office of the governor at the ensuing election; when Vice President Tompkins was nominated be a very large majority." Cherry-Valley Gazette (Cherry Valley, NY). January 25, 1820.
The Albany Gazette (Albany, NY). January 20, 1820.
The Hudson Bee (Hudson, NY). January 25, 1820.
Cherry-Valley Gazette (Cherry Valley, NY). January 25, 1820.
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