Maine 1821 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Ballot 2

U.S. House of Representatives (Federal)
U.S. Congressman
Maine 1821 U.S. House of Representatives, District 5, Ballot 2
Second Ballot
U.S. House of Representatives/U.S. Congressman
Ebenezer Herrick, Joshua Gage, Ebenezer T. Warren, Peter Grant, James Parker, Rufus Gay, James Saunders
Candidates: Ebenezer HerrickJoshua GageEbenezer T. WarrenPeter GrantJames ParkerRufus GayJames Saunders
Final Result: [1]7285284731642031
District of Five7285284731642031
Kennebec County141414298155203-
Town of Augusta128391---
Town of Fayette-19271---
Town of Gardiner-29181617--
Town of Greene378-----
Town of Hallowell31151101---
Town of Leeds4148----
Town of Malta[2]-------
Town of Monmouth494254---
Town of Pittston-1751533-
Town of Readfield314423---
Town of Wayne42536---
Town of Winthrop310108---
Lincoln County5871141759--1
Appleton Plantation-10-----
Town of Bowdoin75------
Town of Bowdoinham[3]2037-----
Town of Dresden317128---
Town of Hope325-----
Town of Jefferson3411-----
Town of Lewiston95-2----
Town of Lisbon80-16----
Town of Litchfield26143----
Town of Monteville--20----
Montville Plantation--7----
Town of Palermo-1871---1
Town of Putnam17------
Town of Union1225-1---
Town of Wales13-2----
Town of Whitfield26-2----


[1]Maine law required a majority to elect for the U.S. House of Representatives. The original election was held on November 7, 1820. A 3rd Trial would be held on May 7, 1821.
[2]Votes from Malta were rejected.
[3]Reported in the Eastern Argus, April 24, 1821 that Bowdoinham is the town where Mr. Herrick "now resides".


Original Election Returns. Maine State Library, Augusta.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). January 12, 1821.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). January 13, 1821.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). March 27, 1821.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). April 24, 1821.
The Eastern Argus (Portland, ME). May 15, 1821.
American Advocate and General Advertiser (Hallowell, ME). September 29, 1821.
Allen, Charles Edwin. History of Dresden, ME: formerly a part of the old town of Pownalborough from its earliest settlement to the year 1900. Augusta, ME: Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1931. 585.
Hodgkin, Douglas I., ed. Records of Lewiston, Maine. Vol. I. Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2001. 170.
Sibley, John Langdon. History of the Town of Union, in the County of Lincoln, Maine. Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey and Co, 1851. 241.

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