Vermont 1800 U.S. Senate

Office:
U.S. Senate (Federal)
Title:
U.S. Senator
Jurisdiction:
Federal
Label:
Vermont 1800 U.S. Senate
Date:
1800
State:
Vermont
Type:
Legislative
Iteration:
First Ballot
Office/Role:
U.S. Senate/U.S. Senator
Candidates:
Elijah Paine, S. R. Bradley, N. Niles, Chamberlain, Hall
Candidates: Elijah Paine[1]S. R. BradleyN. NilesChamberlainHall
Affiliation:FederalistDemocrat
Final Result: 10868321
Council11--11
Representatives[2][3][4]9768311

Notes:

[1]Elected.
[2]"As the statement of votes for Federal Senator may, in the opinion of some, determine the state and strength of parties in the Legislature, we have procured them correctly stated by a gentleman on the spot. The mode of election is, for the Council to ballot seperately for a candidate, and the House also separately...The two houses thus agreeing in the nomination, the Hon. Elijah Paine was declared Senator in Congress of the United States, for six years, to commence in March next." Federal Galaxy (Brattleboro, VT). October 25, 1800.
[3]"The legislature of Vermont have re-elected Elijah Paine, Senator of the United States, who had 97 votes - There were for S. R. Bradley 68 votes." National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser (Washington, DC). November 7, 1800.
[4]Extract of a letter from a gentleman in Vermont, dated October 21, 'Our Legislature, which is now in session, has convinced us of its federalism by again electing Mr. Paine to represent us in the Senate of the United States. Gen. Bradley was the democratic candidate. Mr. Paine obtained a majority of 34'.

References:

Federal Galaxy (Brattleboro, VT). October 25, 1800.
National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser (Washington, DC). November 7, 1800.
Winchester Gazette (Winchester, VA). November 12, 1800.

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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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