Massachusetts 1791 U.S. House of Representatives, District 6, Ballot 8
- U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
- U.S. Congressman
- Massachusetts 1791 U.S. House of Representatives, District 6, Ballot 8
- Eighth Ballot
- U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
- George Leonard, Phanuel Bishop, Peleg Coffin, Jr., David Cobb, Nathan Tingley
|Candidates:||George Leonard||Phanuel Bishop||Peleg Coffin, Jr.||David Cobb||Nathan Tingley|
|Final Result: ||983||690||484||25||1|
|District of Six||983||690||484||25||1|
|Town of Attleborough||169||66||-||-||1|
|Town of Berkley||59||5||-||-||-|
|Town of Dartmouth||10||15||-||-||-|
|Town of Dighton||77||49||-||-||-|
|Town of Easton||12||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Freetown||60||51||-||-||-|
|Town of Mansfield||61||27||10||-||-|
|Town of New Bedford||40||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Norton||83||28||-||-||-|
|Town of Raynham||33||-||-||25||-|
|Town of Rehoboth||190||387||-||-||-|
|Town of Somerset||1||13||30||-||-|
|Town of Swansea||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Taunton||87||49||-||-||-|
|Town of Westport||37||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Chilmark||-||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Edgartown||36||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Tisbury||17||-||-||-||-|
|Town of Sherburne||1||-||444||-||-|
Massachusetts law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. The original election was held on October 4, 1790 with a 2nd Trial on November 26, 1790, a 3rd Trial on January 25, 1791, a 4th Trial on April 4, 1791, a 5th Trial on July 18, 1791, a 6th Trial on September 8, 1791 and a 7th Trial on November 11, 1791. A 9th Trial would be held on April 2, 1792.
"December 26, 1791 - 2183, 1092 makes a choice." Original Election Returns.
Phanuel Bishop received 1 vote as Penuel Bishop.
There were no votes recorded in Swansea.
There were no votes recorded in Chilmark.
Original Election Returns. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston.
Concord Herald (Concord, NH). February 1, 1792.
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