New Hampshire 1789 Governor

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New Hampshire 1789 President
Date:
1789
State:
New Hampshire
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
John Sullivan, John Pickering, Josiah Bartlett, Joshua Wentworth, Woodbury Langdon, Joshua Atherton, Timothy Walker, Benjamin Bellows, Abial Foster, Peabody, scattering
Candidates: John SullivanJohn PickeringJosiah BartlettJoshua WentworthWoodbury LangdonJoshua AthertonTimothy WalkerBenjamin BellowsAbial FosterPeabodyscattering
Affiliation:Anti-FederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [1][2]3657348896898------236
Cheshire County-----------
Town of Acworth-----------
Town of Alstead-----------
Town of Charlestown[3]-----------
Town of Chesterfield-----------
Town of Claremont-----------
Town of Cornish-----------
Town of Croydon-----------
Town of Dublin15-2--------
Town of Fitzwilliam50----------
Town of Gilsum38----------
Town of Hinsdale-----------
Town of Jaffrey46----------
Town of Keene5426---------
Town of Langdon29----------
Town of Lempster-----------
Town of Marlborough16---------5
Town of Marlow-----------
Town of New Grantham-----------
Town of Newport-----------
Town of Packersfield-----------
Town of Plainfield-----------
Town of Richmond-----------
Town of Rindge438---------
Town of Stoddard-----------
Town of Sullivan18----------
Town of Surry-----------
Town of Swanzey2225---------
Town of Unity-----------
Town of Walpole22-49-------1
Town of Washington-----------
Town of Wendell-----------
Town of Westmoreland-----------
Town of Winchester-----------
Grafton County-----------
Town of Adams-----------
Town of Alexandria-----------
Town of Bath-----------
Town of Bethlehem-----------
Town of Bridgewater-44---------
Town of Burton-----------
Town of Campton-----------
Town of Canaan424---------
Town of Chatham-----------
Town of Concord-----------
Town of Conway-----------
Town of Coventry-----------
Town of Dorchester-----------
Town of Enfield-----------
Town of Franconia-----------
Town of Grafton-----------
Town of Groton-----------
Town of Hanover6941--------
Town of Haverhill-----------
Town of Lancaster[4]-----------
Town of Landaff-----------
Town of Lebanon802-----2---
Town of Lincoln-----------
Town of Littleton-----------
Town of Lyman-----------
Town of Lyme-----------
Town of New Chester-26---------
Town of New Holderness-----------
Town of Northumberland-----------
Town of Orford-----------
Town of Peeling-----------
Town of Piermont-----------
Town of Plymouth-367--------
Town of Rumney-----------
Town of Stewartstown-----------
Town of Stratford-----------
Town of Thornton-----------
Town of Warren-----------
Town of Wentworth-321--------
Hillsborough County-----------
Town of Amherst6390---19----6
Town of Andover2014--------
Town of Antrim-----------
Town of Bedford-42-----4---
Town of Boscawen-----------
Town of Bradford-----------
Town of Brookline-22---------
Town of Deering-----------
Town of Derryfield-----------
Town of Dunbarton143-------1-
Town of Dunstable-----------
Town of Fishersfield-----------
Town of Francestown-----------
Town of Goffstown-----------
Town of Hancock-----------
Town of Henniker-----------
Town of Hillsborough-----------
Town of Hollis173518-15------
Town of Hopkinton-65----8----
Kearsage Gore-----------
Town of Litchfield-----------
Town of Lyndeborough-----------
Town of Mason-----------
Town of Merrimack-----------
Town of New Boston-----------
Town of New Ipswich-----------
Town of New London-----------
Town of Nottingham West278---------
Town of Peterborough-----------
Town of Salisbury2315---------
Town of Sutton-----------
Town of Temple[5]-----------
Town of Warner--53--------
Town of Weare[6]-----------
Town of Wilton-----------
Rockingham County-----------
Town of Allenstown-----------
Town of Atkinson-----------
Town of Bow-----------
Town of Brentwood[7]7419--------
Town of Candia-----------
Town of Canterbury-----------
Town of Chester4451---------
Town of Chichester[8]-----------
Town of Concord3962-1426-3--2-
Town of Deerfield-----------
Town of East Kingston[9]-----------
Town of Epping4970---1-----
Town of Epsom-----------
Town of Exeter[10]154-12--------
Town of Greenland33371--------
Town of Hampstead-----------
Town of Hampton15326--------
Town of Hampton Falls[11]-----------
Town of Hawke-----------
Town of Kensington5312---------
Town of Kingston-----------
Town of Londonderry57-57--------
Town of Loudon-----------
Town of New Castle[12]-----------
Town of Newington2737---------
Town of Newmarket4379---------
Town of Newton-----------
Town of North Hampton-----------
Town of Northfield[13]-----------
Town of Northwood-----------
Town of Nottingham123----------
Town of Pelham-----------
Town of Pembroke9269-----6--
Town of Pittsfield[14]-----------
Town of Plaistow-----------
Town of Poplin-----------
Town of Portsmouth[15]22346---------
Town of Raymond-----------
Town of Rye-85---------
Town of Salem-----------
Town of Sandown-----------
Town of Seabrook[16]-----------
Town of South Hampton-----------
Town of Stratham7213---------
Town of Windham233---------
Strafford County-----------
Town of Alton-----------
Town of Barnstead-----------
Town of Barrington9327---------
Town of Dover107138---------
Town of Durham836227--------
Town of Eaton-----------
Town of Effingham[17]-----------
Town of Gilmantown[18]-----------
Town of Lee[19]-----------
Town of Madbury5554--------
Town of Meredith-----------
Town of Middleton-----------
Town of Moultonborough-----------
Town of New Durham-----------
Town of New Hampton-----------
Town of Ossipee-----------
Ossipee Gore-----------
Town of Rochester[20]1311311--------
Town of Sanbornton1026---------
Town of Sandwich-----------
Town of Somersworth586---------
Town of Tamworth-----------
Town of Wakefield[21]-----------
Town of Wolfeboro-----------

Notes:

[1]Whole number of votes 8534, 4267 necessary for a choice. There being no choice by the people, the Senate elected John Sullivan.
[2]"[Governor John] Langdon's elevation to the national sphere of government left the way to the state presidency open again to Sullivan. He made his plans for the 1789 campaign carefully, striving to build up his following in the legislature and making good use of the New Hampshire Spy, his own newspaper published in Portsmouth. By these efforts, he recovered much of the ground he had lost in 1787. John Pickering ran him so close a race, however, that the election was again thrown into the senate, where Sullivan was chosen president for the third time." The Ninth State. 113-114.
[3]John Sullivan had a majority of 59 votes.
[4]"John Pickering received every vote." History of Lancaster, New Hampshire. 213.
[5]There were no votes recorded in Temple.
[6]"Weare, unanimous for his Excellency John Pickering, Esq." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 24, 1789.
[7]The New Hampshire Gazette, March 25, reports 7 votes for John Pickering in Brentwood.
[8]"Pittsfield, Chichester and Northfield, unanimous for General Sullivan." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 17, 1789.
[9]"East Kingstown, a majority for his Excellency J Pickering, Esq." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). April 14, 1789.
[10]The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH) lists John Sullivan with 155 votes.
[11]"A majority for Mr. Pickering." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 31, 1789.
[12]"Unanimous for Mr. Pickering." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 31, 1789.
[13]"Pittsfield, Chichester and Northfield, unanimous for General Sullivan." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 17, 1789.
[14]"Pittsfield, Chichester and Northfield, unanimous for General Sullivan." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 17, 1789.
[15]Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH), March 3, and The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA), March 20, report 325 votes for John Pickering in Portsmouth.
[16]"Divided between General Sullivan and Mr. Pickering." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 31, 1789.
[17]"Effingham, divided between Mess. Pickering, Sullivan and Bartlett." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 24, 1789.
[18]"Gilmantown, a majority for General Sullivan, the remainder divided between his excellency John Pickering, Esq. and the Hon. Judge Bartlett." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 17, 1789.
[19]"Lee, unanimous for General Sullivan." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 24, 1789.
[20]"A large majority for President Pickering." Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). April 3, 1789.
[21]"Wakefield, unanimous for General Sullivan." The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 24, 1789.

References:

Concord Town Records, 1732-1820. 249.
The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 3, 1789.
New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). March 3, 1789.
The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH). March 4, 1789.
Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). March 6, 1789.
The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH). March 11, 1789.
Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). March 13, 1789.
The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 17, 1789.
Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). March 17, 1789.
The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH). March 18, 1789.
The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). March 20, 1789.
The Freeman's Oracle: or, New-Hampshire Advertiser (Exeter, NH). March 24, 1789.
Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). March 24, 1789.
The New-Hampshire Gazette, and the General Advertiser (Portsmouth, NH). March 25, 1789.
Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). March 27, 1789.
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Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). March 31, 1789.
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Osborne's New-Hampshire Spy (Portsmouth, NH). April 3, 1789.
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