New York 1808 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
New York 1808 U.S. House of Representatives, District 8
New York
First Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
John Thompson, William Bailey, Nathan Wilson, Isaac Sargent, Kinner Newcomb, David Hopkins, William Wilder, Alban Mann, Peter Sailly, George Clinton, David Hitchcock, John MacCumber, Benjamin Pond, David Thompson, Levi Thompson, Stephen Thorn, John Trimble
Candidates: John Thompson[1]William BaileyNathan WilsonIsaac SargentKinner NewcombDavid HopkinsWilliam WilderAlban MannPeter SaillyGeorge ClintonDavid HitchcockJohn MacCumberBenjamin PondDavid ThompsonLevi ThompsonStephen ThornJohn Trimble
Final Result: [2]24881305331610943211111111
District of Eight24881305331610943211111111
Clinton County[3][4]514422-11105-3--1----11
Essex County[5][6][7]458118331-24----11-1--
Saratoga County1516765-4-2--21---1---
Town of Ballston11060---------------
Town of Charlton12139---------------
Town of Galway152212--------------
Town of Greenfield15890------21-------
Town of Hadley[8]92--1---------1---
Town of Halfmoon211181---------------
Town of Malta[9]7146-1-1-----------
Town of Milton138201--------------
Town of Moreau6613---------------
Town of Northfield[10]5712---------------
Town of Northumberland6469---------------
Town of Providence6385---------------
Town of Saratoga14032---------------
Town of Stillwater7397---------------


[2]Benjamin Pond was a candidate for Assembly. Isaac Sargent and David Hopkins were candidates for State Senate. Nathan Wilson was a candidate for Congress in the special election for District 6, which included Washington County.
[3]The votes for Franklin County were included in the votes for Clinton County.
[4]The American Citizen (New York, NY) and the Republican Watch-Tower (New York, NY) report the totals for Clinton and Franklin Counties as 506 votes for John Thompson and 423 votes for William Bailey.
[5]William Bailey received 5 votes as Wm. Bailey.
[6]John Thompson received 1 vote as John Tompkins.
[7]The American Citizen (New York, NY) and the Republican Watch-Tower (New York, NY) report 431 votes for John Thompson and 121 votes for William Bailey in Essex County.
[8]John Thompson received 1 vote as John Tompkins.
[9]John Thompson received 2 votes as John Thomps.
[10]William Bailey received 12 votes as Wm. Bailey.


Original Election Returns.
The Albany Gazette (Albany, NY). May 26, 1808.
American Citizen (New York, NY). May 30, 1808.
Republican Watch-Tower (New York, NY). May 31, 1808.
The Albany Register (Albany, NY). June 7, 1808.

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