Massachusetts 1798 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Massachusetts 1798 U.S. Senate
Date:
1798
State:
Massachusetts
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
Samuel Dexter, scattering
Candidates: Samuel Dexter[1]scattering
Affiliation:Federalist
Final Result: --
State Senate[2]--
House of Representatives[3]10254

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"Yesterday, the Hon. Senate concurred in the above choice, unanimously, except one only." Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). June 20, 1798.
[3]"Agreeably to assignment, the House proceeded to the choice of a Senator of the United States, in the room of the Hon. Theodore Sedgwick, who declines being considered a candidate and whose time expires in March next: - The whole number of votes, was 156 - of which the Hon. Samuel Dexter, Esq. had 102, was chosen, and sent up to the Senate for concurrence." Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). June 20, 1798.

References:

Connecticut Gazette (New London, CT). June 20, 1798.

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