Georgia 1789 Governor

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Georgia 1789 Governor
Date:
1789
State:
Georgia
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
Edward Telfair, John Houston, William Pierce
Candidates: Edward TelfairJohn HoustonWilliam Pierce
Affiliation:
Final Result: 252019
House of Representatives252019
State Senate[1][2]---

Notes:

[1]"The Senate then proceeded to ballot for Governor and on counting the votes there appeared an equal number in favour of Mr. Telfair and Mr. Houston. The Senate proceeded again on Friday to vote for a governor, but there appeared the same number of votes for each person as before." The Georgia Gazette (Savannah, GA). November 12, 1789.
[2]"On Monday last the Senate proceeded a third time to vote for a Governor, when Edward Telfair, Esq. was unanimously chosen to that important office." The Georgia Gazette (Savannah, GA). November 19, 1789.

References:

The Georgia Gazette (Savannah, GA). November 12, 1789.
The Georgia Gazette (Savannah, GA). November 19, 1789.

Page Images:

handwritten notes
Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).
handwritten notes
Phil's original notebook pages that were used to compile this election. These notes are considered a draft of the electronic version. Therefore, the numbers may not match. To verify numbers you will need to check the original sources cited. Some original source material is available at the American Antiquarian Society).

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