Georgia 1806 U.S. House of Representatives

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Georgia 1806 U.S. House of Representatives
Date:
1806
State:
Georgia
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
Dennis Smelt, George M. Troup, William W. Bibb, Howell Cobb, Elijah Clarke, William Barnett, Thomas Carr, James Simms, Thomas Spalding, Obediah Jones, Buckner Harris
Candidates: Dennis Smelt[1]George M. Troup[2]William W. Bibb[3]Howell Cobb[4]Elijah ClarkeWilliam BarnettThomas CarrJames SimmsThomas SpaldingObediah JonesBuckner Harris
Affiliation:
Final Result: [5][6]975891128274698564913721318731241669534353
Baldwin County195170794002745516718243-
Bryan County[7]79206175145605219420114
Bulloch County[8]24926342---114---195
Burke County40344732114017815225212334-
Camden County[9]-----------
Chatham County[10][11]3434403493227692618961
Clark County[12]6893244434535322772631519212-
Columbia County[13][14]732597307225467124255432631
Effingham County[15]13313480-34--5134--
Elbert County[16][17]758690702751136089910513157-
Franklin County[18]550354464163392061138941288
Glynn County[19]-----------
Greene County[20]77460473785754436312667139124
Hancock County[21][22]6447356038634261192789018-22
Jackson County[23]38065756144037773542732035108-
Jefferson County[24]30447832429718725346774232
Liberty County629989121699-13-1
Lincoln County[25]34729339563279108116196111-
McIntosh County[26]5747693011---103--
Montgomery County[27][28]1096752273151-5011245--
Oglethorpe County[29][30]706734712343120299991728189-
Richmond County[31]31316220322862238395241-
Scriven County1392105043209515428761-105
Tattnall County110156-6889-514599--
Warren County[32]363364548343524804313141925
Washington County[33]45457438656332644550171--
Wilkes County[34]745297585642933-305872964-
Wilkinson County12010-155159-1332133--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Elected.
[3]Elected.
[4]Elected.
[5]The Executive Minutes list William W. Bibb with 7753 votes, James Simms with 3153 votes and Buckner Harris with 323 votes.
[6]Howell Cobb is also referred to as Howell Cobbs, Elijah Clarke is also known as Elijah Clark, and William Barnett is also known as William Barnet.
[7]The votes from Camden and Glynn Counties are included in the results from Bryan County.
[8]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Howell Cobb with 4 votes, Elijah Clarke with 1 vote, Thomas Spalding with 5 votes, Buckner Harris with 196 votes, and James Simms with 209 votes.
[9]The votes from Camden County were reported with Bryan County.
[10]"The votes from Chatham County [were] not legally returned." Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA). November 15, 1806.
[11]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Obediah Jones with 6 votes.
[12]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Thomas Carr with 163 votes.
[13]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists William Bibb with 407 votes, Buckner Harris with no votes, James Simms with 40no votes, and Obediah Jones with no votes.
[14]The Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA) lists William Bibb with 307 votes, Howell Cobb with 229 votes, and Elijah Clarke with 476 votes.
[15]The Georgia Republican and the Augusta Chronicle both list Howell Cobb with no votes, Thomas Carr with no votes, and James Simms with no votes.
[16]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Dennis Smelt with 752 votes, Elijah Clark with 143 votes, Thomas Spalding with no votes, James Simms with 151 votes, and Obediah Jones with no votes.
[17]The Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA) lists James Simms with 151 votes.
[18]The Georgia Republican and the Augusta Chronicle list George M. Troup with 254 votes, William W. Bibb with 443 votes and Thomas Spalding with no votes. The Georgia Republican also lists Buckner Harris with no votes and Obediah Jones with 38 votes.
[19]The votes from Glynn County were reported with Bryan County.
[20]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Elijah Clarke with 521 votes, and Thomas Spalding, Buckner Harris, William Barnett, and Obediah Jones each with no votes.
[21]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Elijah Clarke with 126 votes and Buckner Harris with 2 votes.
[22]The Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA) lists George M. Troup with 755 votes, Howell Cobb with 865 votes, and Obediah Jones with 2 votes.
[23]The Georgia Republican and the Augusta Chronicle list George M. Troup with 675 votes, Thomas Spalding with 25 votes, and Obediah Jones with 188 votes. The Georgia Republican also lists William Barnett with 785 votes.
[24]The Georgia Republican and Augusta Chronicle list Thomas Carr with 47 votes.
[25]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists William W. Bibb with 367 votes, and Thomas Spalding, William Barnett, and Obediah Jones each with no votes.
[26]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Thomas Spalding with 108 votes.
[27]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists William W. Bibb with 62 votes, Elijah Clarke with 187 votes, Thomas Carr with no votes, Thomas Spalding with no votes, and James Simms with no votes.
[28]The Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA) lists William W. Bibb with 62 votes, Elijah Clarke with 157 votes, Thomas Carr with no votes, Thomas Spalding with no votes, and James Simms with no votes.
[29]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Dennis Smelt with 705 votes and Thomas Carr with 92 votes.
[30]The Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA) lists Thomas Carr with 91 votes.
[31]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Thomas Carr with 33 votes and Thomas Spalding with 14 votes.
[32]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists William Barnett with 81 votes and James Simms with 304 votes.
[33]The Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA) lists Dennis Smelt with 451 votes, Thomas Spalding with 365 votes, and William Barnett with no votes.
[34]The Georgia Republican and the Augusta Chronicle list George M. Troup with 239 votes, William W. Bibb with 586 votes, Thomas Spalding with 291 votes, and James Simms with 89 votes.

References:

Original Election Returns.
Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA). October 6, 1806.
Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA). October 7, 1806.
Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA). October 10, 1806.
Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA). October 11, 1806.
Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA). October 14, 1806.
Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA). October 17, 1806.
Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA). October 18, 1806.
Columbian Centinel (Augusta, GA). October 18, 1806.
Georgia Republican (Savannah, GA). October 21, 1806.
Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA). October 25, 1806.
Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA). November 15, 1806.

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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).
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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