New Jersey 1803 Legislative Council, Essex County

Office:
Council (State)
Title:
Legislative Councillor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New Jersey 1803 Legislative Council, Essex County
Date:
1803
State:
New Jersey
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Council/Legislative Councillor
Candidates:
William S. Pennington, James Hedden
Candidates: William S. Pennington[1]James Hedden
Affiliation:RepublicanFederalist
Final Result: [2]1997263
Essex County1997263
Acquackanonk13125
Caldwell292-
Elizabethtown29862
Newark726175
Springfield283-
Westfield2671

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]William S. Pennington would resign his post in the Legislative Council, necessitating a special election to replace him in early 1804.

References:

The True American (Trenton, NJ). October 17, 1803.
The Centinel of Freedom (Newark, NJ). October 18, 1803.
The Newark Gazette (Newark, NJ). October 18, 1803.
The True American (Trenton, NJ). October 24, 1803.
The True American (Trenton, NJ). November 7, 1803.
Prince, Carl E. New Jersey's Jeffersonian Republicans: The Genesis of an Early Party Machine. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1967. 79.

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).
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).

These election records were released on 11 January 2012. Versions numbers are assigned by state. Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia are complete and are in Version 1.0. All other states are in a Beta version. For more information go to the about page.