Vermont 1817 Governor

Office:
Governor (State)
Title:
Governor
Jurisdiction:
State
Label:
Vermont 1817 Governor
Date:
1817
State:
Vermont
Type:
General
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
Governor/Governor
Candidates:
Jonas Galusha, Isaac Tichenor, Charles Marsh, Martin Chittenden, Solomon Whiting, Samuel Strong, Asa Aldis, Chauncey Langdon, Daniel Chipman, William Hall, Luther Loomis, Caleb Strong, scattering
Candidates: Jonas Galusha[1]Isaac TichenorCharles MarshMartin ChittendenSolomon WhitingSamuel StrongAsa AldisChauncey LangdonDaniel ChipmanWilliam HallLuther LoomisCaleb Strongscattering
Affiliation:RepublicanFederalistFederalistFederalistRepublicanFederalistFederalistFederalist
Final Result: [2][3][4][5]138797593413387321111117
Addison County1019738----------23
Town of Addison6219-----------
Town of Bridport121120-----------
Town of Bristol3329----------5
Town of Cornwall6257-----------
Town of Ferrisburgh395-----------
Town of Goshen152-----------
Town of Hancock385-----------
Town of Kingston16-----------16
Town of Leicester543-----------
Town of Lincoln91-----------
Town of Middlebury100100----------2
Town of Monkton2267-----------
Town of New Haven8665-----------
Town of Panton482-----------
Town of Salisbury3136-----------
Town of Shoreham9244-----------
Town of Starksboro1527-----------
City of Vergennes3385-----------
Town of Warren3614-----------
Town of Weybridge4743-----------
Town of Whiting6014-----------
Bennington County11056461---1-----4
Town of Arlington2560-----------
Town of Bennington2212351----------
Town of Dorset1009----------4
Town of Landgrove2610-----------
Town of Manchester1147-----------
Town of Peru12------------
Town of Pownal131140-----------
Town of Readsboro2823-----------
Town of Rupert1442-----------
Town of Sandgate1966-----------
Town of Shaftsbury16223----1------
Town of Stamford3621-----------
Town of Sunderland627-----------
Town of Windhall822-----------
Town of Woodford1721-----------
Caledonia County[6][7]1018336-12--------34
Town of Barnet4561-----------
Town of Burke5412-----------
Town of Cabot6546-----------
Town of Danville23415-----------
Town of Groton18-----------1
Town of Hardwick6122-----------
Town of Kirby32------------
Town of Lyndon7621-----------
Town of Peacham1484-----------
Town of Ryegate3412-----------
Town of Saint Johnsbury[8]6514-12---------
Town of Sheffield3216-----------
Town of Sutton[9]72------------
Town of Walden[10]5022-----------
Town of Waterford48-----------33
Town of Wheelock7511-----------
Town of Woodbury43------------
Chittenden County724607--------1-1
Town of Bolton221-----------
Town of Burlington5188-----------
Town of Charlotte9474-----------
Town of Colchester7119-----------
Town of Essex6628-----------
Town of Hinesburgh3761-----------
Town of Huntington459-----------
Town of Jericho8255--------1--
Town of Mansfield-------------
Town of Milton4683----------1
Town of Richmond417-----------
Town of Saint George222-----------
Town of Shelburne4169-----------
Town of Underhill542-----------
Town of Westford[11]4941-----------
Town of Williston2348-----------
Essex County[12]221111----------9
Town of Brunswick20------------
Town of Canaan23-----------9
Town of Concord5242-----------
Town of Granby[13]-------------
Town of Guildhall3610-----------
Town of Limington6------------
Town of Lunenburg3558-----------
Town of Maidstone221-----------
Town of Minehead10------------
Town of Newark17------------
Franklin County82370035-----1---2
Town of Bakersfield3067-----------
Town of Belvidere86-----------
Town of Berkshire3038-----------
Town of Cambridge8021----------2
Town of Enosburgh3139-----------
Town of Fairfax5285-----------
Town of Fairfield2869------1----
Town of Fletcher3426-----------
Town of Franklin[14]2024-----------
Town of Georgia9985-----------
Town of Highgate3949-----------
Town of Johnson569-----------
Town of Montgomery1222-----------
Town of Richford239-----------
Town of Saint Albans1307035----------
Town of Sheldon2948-----------
Town of Sterling78-----------
Town of Swanton11525-----------
Grande Isle County[15][16][17]123223-----------
Town of Alburg3088-----------
Town of Grande Isle1625-----------
Town of North Hero3328-----------
Town of South Hero2858-----------
Town of Vineyard1624-----------
Orange County1679398-20-12-----3
Town of Bradford8332-----------
Town of Braintree[18]70--20---------
Town of Brookfield8377----------2
Town of Chelsea1352-----------
Town of Corinth12928-----------
Town of Fairlee4010-----------
Town of Newbury9567-----------
Town of Orange34------------
Town of Randolph19447---1-------
Town of Roxbury493-----------
Town of Stafford18414-----------
Town of Thetford11052----------1
Town of Topsham[19]581-----------
Town of Tunbridge13038----2------
Town of Vershire1088-----------
Town of Washington[20]677-----------
Town of Williamstown11012-----------
Orleans County398296-----------
Town of Albany158-----------
Town of Barton819-----------
Town of Brownington433-----------
Town of Coventry[21]-------------
Town of Craftsbury5932-----------
Town of Derby2749-----------
Town of Eden17-----------
Town of Elmore16------------
Town of Glover3216-----------
Town of Greensborough6011-----------
Town of Holland73-----------
Town of Hyde Park2425-----------
Town of Irasburg339-----------
Town of Kellyvale423-----------
Town of Morgan611-----------
Town of Morristown502-----------
Town of Navy85-----------
Town of Newport[22]-13-----------
Town of Troy203-----------
Town of Westfield1716-----------
Town of Wolcott711-----------
Rutland County[23]1939876-----2----26
Town of Benson[24]74102-----------
Town of Brandon7596-----------
Town of Castleton96121-----------
Town of Chittenden4030-----------
Town of Clarendon13434----------12
Town of Danby[25]-------------
Town of Fairhaven11639-----------
Town of Hubbardton618-----------
Town of Ira818-----------
Town of Middletown7962-----------
Town of Mount Holly825-----------
Town of Mount Tabor82-----------
Town of Orwell20022-----------
Town of Parkerstown16------------
Town of Pawlett10928----------12
Town of Pittsfield33-----------2
Town of Pittsford1127-----------
Town of Poultney11143-----------
Town of Rutland[26]137138-----2-----
Town of Sherburne26------------
Town of Shrewsbury64------------
Town of Sudbury117------------
Town of Tinmouth4552-----------
Town of Wallingford4363-----------
Town of Wells8016-----------
Washington County[27]794455---6------2
Town of Barre17928-----------
Town of Berlin6366-----------
Town of Calais9017-----------
Town of Duxbury1933-----------
Town of Fayston[28]-------------
Town of Marshfield2927-----------
Town of Middlesex2715----------1
Town of Montpelier14772-----------
Town of Moretown1728----------1
Town of Northfield47----6-------
Town of Plainfield325-----------
Town of Stow576-----------
Town of Waitsfield3481-----------
Town of Waterbury5377-----------
Town of Worcester[29]-------------
Windham County132716225-8--------
Town of Athens5914-----------
Town of Brattleborough47172-----------
Town of Dover5036-----------
Town of Dummerston43119-----------
Town of Grafton7281-----------
Town of Guilford14440-----------
Town of Halifax[30]72172-----------
Town of Jamaica26555----------
Town of Londonderry7112-----------
Town of Marlboro5049--8--------
Town of Newfane40106-----------
Town of Putney77105-----------
Town of Rockingham14646-----------
Town of Somerset107-----------
Town of Stratton330-----------
Town of Townshend[31]28123-----------
Town of Vernon1353-----------
Town of Wardsboro32109-----------
Town of Westminster155103-----------
Town of Whitingham9973-----------
Town of Wilmington31111-----------
Town of Windham596-----------
Windsor County2709585-1-----1-113
Town of Andover1032-----------
Town of Baltimore[32]-------------
Town of Barnard17928-----------
Town of Bethel13013-----------
Town of Bridgewater7520-----------
Town of Cavendish[33]188-2----------
Town of Chester14691----------1
Town of Hartford20523-----------
Town of Hartland1675-----------
Town of Ludlow714-----------
Town of Norwich7217-----------
Town of Plymouth5211-----------
Town of Pomfret13912-----------
Town of Reading11812-1---------
Town of Rochester6238-----------
Town of Royalton84124-----------
Town of Sharon7123-----------
Town of Springfield14261-------1---
Town of Stockbridge[34]110----------1-
Town of Weathersfield10740----------12
Town of Windsor18843-----------
Town of Woodstock30018-----------

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]The Official Election Returns tally sheet lists 13756 votes for Jonas Galusha and 7430 votes for Isaac Tichenor; however, the sum of totals per county is 13879 for Galusha and 7603 for Tichenor.
[3]The Journal of the Vermont General Assembly, 1817, The Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT), October 17, The National Standard (Middlebury, VT), October 22, The Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT), October 22, North Star (Danville, VT), October 24, The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), October 27, and The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT) report 13756 votes for Jonas Galusha; however, the sum of totals per county is 13746.
[4]The Journal of the Vermont General Assembly, 1817, The Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT), October 17, The National Standard (Middlebury, VT), October 22, The Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT), October 22, North Star (Danville, VT), October 24, and The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT) report 7430 votes for Isaac Tichenor.
[5]The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), October 27, 7430 votes for Isaac Tichenor; however, the sum of totals per county is 7417.
[6]The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), October 27, reports 337 votes for Isaac Tichenor in Caledonia County.
[7]North Star (Danville, VT), October 24, reports 436 votes for Isaac Tichenor in Caledonia County.
[8]The Town of St. Johnsbury VT: a review of one hundred and twenty-five years to the anniversary pageant 1912, 571, reports 67 votes for Jonas Galusha.
[9]North Star (Danville, VT), September 5, reports 78 votes for Jonas Galusha in Sutton.
[10]North Star (Danville, VT), September 5, reports 21 votes for Isaac Tichenor in Walden.
[11]The results from Westfield were not included in the Official Election Returns.
[12]The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), October 27, reports 100 votes for Isaac Tichenor in Essex County.
[13]There were no votes recorded in Granby.
[14]In 1817, the town of Huntsburgh was renamed Franklin.
[15]The Official Election Returns tally sheet lists 203 votes for Isaac Tichenor; however, the sum of totals per town totals is 223.
[16]The Journal of the Vermont General Assembly, 1817, The Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT), October 17, The National Standard (Middlebury, VT), October 22, The Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT), October 22, North Star (Danville, VT), October 24, The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), October 27, and The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT) report 203 votes for Isaac Tichenor in Grande Isle County.
[17]The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), October 27, reports 200 votes for Isaac Tichenor in Grande Isle County.
[18]The Official Election Returns tally sheet lists the 20 votes for Martin Chittenden in Braintree as being for Isaac Tichenor.
[19]The Topsham Town Records reports 57 votes for Jonas Galusha.
[20]The Washington Town Records reports 85 votes for Jonas Galusha and 6 votes for Isaac Tichenor.
[21]There were no votes recorded in Coventry.
[22]On October 30, 1816, the town of Duncansboro was renamed Newport.
[23]The Official Election Returns lists 1865 votes for Jonas Galusha and 774 votes for Samuel Strong; however, the sum of totals per town is 1937 for Galusha and 876 for Strong.
[24]The Official Election Returnss tally sheet does not have a vote count for Benson. These figures come from Benson Town Records.
[25]There were no votes recorded in Danby.
[26]The Rutland Town Records reports 136 votes for Jonas Galusha.
[27]The Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT), October 17, The National Standard (Middlebury, VT), October 22, The Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT), October 22, North Star (Danville, VT), October 24, The Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT), October 27, and The Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT) report 784 votes for Jonas Galusha in Washington County.
[28]There were no votes recorded in Fayston.
[29]There were no votes recorded in Worcester.
[30]The Halifax Town Records reports 104 votes for Isaac Tichenor.
[31]Collections Relating to the History and Inhabitants of the Town of Townshend, Vermont 229, reports 23 votes for Jonas Galusha and 120 votes for Isaac Tichenor.
[32]There were no votes recorded in Baltimore.
[33]The Cavendish Town Records reports 179 votes for Jonas Galusha.
[34]The Stockbridge Town Records reports 111 votes for Jonas Galusha.

References:

Original Election Returns. Vermont State Archives, Middlesex.
Journal of the Vermont General Assembly, 1817. 195-201.
Addison Town Records.
Albany Town Records.
Andover Town Records.
Barnard Town Records.
Belvedere Town Records.
Bennington Town Records.
Benson Town Records.
Bethel Town Records.
Bloomfield Town Records.
Bradford Town Records.
Braintree Town Records.
Brattleborough Town Records.
Bridport Town Records.
Brownington Town Records.
Brunswick Town Records.
Burke Town Records.
Burlington Town Records.
Calais Town Records.
Cavendish Town Records.
Charlotte Town Records.
Chelsea Town Records.
Colchester Town Records.
Danville Town Records.
Dummerston Town Records.
Elmore Town Records.
Enosburgh Town Records.
Essex Town Records.
Fairfax Town Records.
Fairfield Town Records.
Ferrisburgh Town Records.
Franklin Town Records.
Georgia Town Records.
Glover Town Records.
Guildford Town Records.
Guildhall Town Records.
Halifax Town Records.
Hancock Town Records.
Hardwick Town Records.
Hartford Town Records.
Hartland Town Records.
Irasburg Town Records.
Jamaica Town Records.
Jericho Town Records.
Johnson Town Records.
Kellyvale Town Records.
Lemington Town Records.
Londonderry Town Records.
Lunenburg Town Records.
Lyndon Town Records.
Marlboro Town Records.
Marshfield Town Records.
Middletown Town Records.
Monkton Town Records.
Montgomery Town Records.
Montpelier Town Records.
Mount Holly Town Records.
Navy Town Records.
New Haven Town Records.
Newark Town Records.
Newbury Town Records.
Newfane Town Records.
Newport Town Records.
Northfield Town Records.
Orwell Town Records.
Pittsford Town Records.
Plainfield Town Records.
Pomfret Town Records.
Pownal Town Records.
Putney Town Records.
Randolph Town Records.
Reading Town Records.
Readsboro Town Records.
Richford Town Records.
Rochester Town Records.
Rockingham Town Records.
Roxbury Town Records.
Royalton Town Records.
Rutland Town Records.
Saint Albans Town Records.
Saint Johnsbury Town Records.
Shaftsbury Town Records.
Shelburne Town Records.
Shrewsbury Town Records.
Somerset Town Records.
Springfield Town Records.
Stockbridge Town Records.
Stowe Town Records.
Swanton Town Records.
Tinmouth Town Records.
Topsham Town Records.
Townshend Town Records.
Tunbridge Town Records.
Underhill Town Records.
Vergennes Town Records.
Vernon Town Records.
Isle La Motte Town Records.
Walden Town Records.
Wardsboro Town Records.
Warren Town Records.
Washington Town Records.
Waterbury Town Records.
Westfield Town Records.
Westford Town Records.
Westminster Town Records.
Wheelock Town Records.
Whitingham Town Records.
Wilmington Town Records.
North Star (Danville, VT). September 5, 1817.
The Intelligencer, and Weekly Advertiser (Lancaster, PA) (Lancaster PA). October 4, 1817.
Northern Sentinel (Burlington, VT). October 17, 1817.
National Standard (Middlebury, VT). October 22, 1817.
Rutland Vermont Herald (Rutland, VT). October 22, 1817.
North Star (Danville, VT). October 24, 1817.
Vermont Intelligencer, and Bellows Falls Advertiser (Bellows Falls, VT). October 27, 1817.
Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT). October 28, 1817.
Vermont Gazette (Bennington, VT). November 11, 1817.
Fairbanks, Edward Taylor. The Town of St. Johnsbury VT: a review of one hundred and twenty-five years to the anniversary pageant 1912. St. Johnsbury, VT: The Cowles Press, 1914. 571.
Phelps, James Houghton. Collections Relating to the History and Inhabitants of the Town of Townshend, Vermont. Townshend, VT: G.E. Selleck, 1877. 229.
Wells, Frederick P. History of Newbury, Vermont. St. Johnsbury, VT: The Caledonian, 1902. 357.

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