Pennsylvania 1796 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Special

Office:
U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Congressman
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Pennsylvania 1796 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Special
Date:
1796
State:
Pennsylvania
Type:
Special
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Candidates:
George Ege, Joseph Hiester
Candidates: George Ege[1]Joseph Hiester
Affiliation:FederalistRepublican
Final Result: [2]20391553
District of Five20391553
Berks County19071498
Luzerne County13255

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]Election held to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Daniel Hiester on July 1, 1796.

References:

The Weekly Advertiser, of Reading, in the County of Berks (Reading, PA). October 15, 1796.
Neue Unpartheyische Readinger Zeitung und Anzeigs-Nachrichten (Reading, PA). October 19, 1796.
Neue Unpartheyische Readinger Zeitung und Anzeigs-Nachrichten (Reading, PA). October 26, 1796.
Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). October 27, 1796.
Dubin, Michael J. United States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results of the Elections of the 1st through 105th Congresses. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 1998. 13.

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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).

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