Kentucky 1796 Governor, Ballot 2

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Kentucky 1796 Governor, Ballot 2
Date:
1796
State:
Kentucky
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
Second Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
James Garrard, Benjamin Logan
Candidates: James Garrard[1]Benjamin Logan
Affiliation:
Final Result: [2]--
General Assembly--

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"The electors took a second ballot for Benjamin Logan and J. Garrard, when James Garrard obtained the greatest number of votes and was declared govr. - Had the electors a right under the constitution to proceed to a second ballot and is James Garrard legally elected? Question asked by Benja. Logan, to John Breckinridge, Attorney General." Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY). May 28, 1796.

References:

Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY). May 28, 1796.
Mattern, David B., J. C. A. Stagg, Jeanne K. Cross and Susan Holbrook Perdue, ed. The Papers of James Madison, Congressional Series. Vol. 16. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 1989. 397.

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