Virginia 1798 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Virginia 1798 U.S. Senate
Date:
1798
State:
Virginia
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
Henry Tazewell, James Madison, John Marshall, James Breckenridge, Henry, Bailey, Lee, Blair, Foushee, Conrad, I. Coles
Candidates: Henry Tazewell[1]James MadisonJohn MarshallJames BreckenridgeHenryBaileyLeeBlairFousheeConradI. Coles
Affiliation:RepublicanRepublicanFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [2][3][4]1172813102211111
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Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"James Madison (Republican) backed by Federalists." Chesapeake Politics, 1781-1800. 536.
[3]"The following is the result of the Election for Senator from Virginia ~ ... ~ The whole number of votes were 173." The Universal Gazette (Philadelphia, PA), December 27, 1798.
[4]The letter from Samuel Shield to Henry Tazewell indicates a total of 177 votes.

References:

Samuel Shield to Henry Tazewell. December 13, 1798.
The Philadelphia Gazette and Universal Daily Advertiser (Philadelphia, PA). December 27, 1798.
The Universal Gazette (Philadelphia, PA). December 27, 1798.
The Albany Register (Albany, NY). January 4, 1799.
Risjord, Norman K. Chesapeake Politics, 1781-1800. New York: Columbia University Press, 1978. 536.

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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).

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