New Jersey 1806 Legislative Council, Essex County

Office:
Council (State)
Title:
Legislative Councillor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
New Jersey 1806 Legislative Council, Essex County
Date:
1806
State:
New Jersey
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Council/Legislative Councillor
Candidates:
Charles Clark, Thomas Ward
Candidates: Charles Clark[1]Thomas Ward
Affiliation:RepublicanOpposition Republican
Final Result: [2][3][4]21881753
Essex County21881753
Aquakanonk4261
Caldwell19992
Elizabethtown8364
Newark4491252
Rahway45130
Springfield3976
Westfield2588

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The True American (Trenton, NJ) reports 1752 votes for Thomas Ward in Essex County.
[3]"In this county, there were two Republican tickets." The True American (Trenton, NJ). October 27, 1806.
[4]"A general List all the Candidates voted for, in the several Townships of the county of Essex, at an Election held on the 14th and 15th days of October, 1806, for member of Council, members of the General Assembly, Sheriff and Coroners for said county for the year ensuing.--Newark Court-House, Oct. 18, 1806." The Centinel of Freedom (Newark, NJ). October 21, 1806.

References:

The Centinel of Freedom (Newark, NJ). October 21, 1806.
New-Jersey Journal (Elizabethtown, NJ). October 21, 1806.
The True American (Trenton, NJ). October 27, 1806.
The Centinel of Freedom (Newark, NJ). October 28, 1806.
Republican Watch-Tower (New York, NY). November 7, 1806.

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