North Carolina 1802 Governor, Special
- Governor (State)
- North Carolina 1802 Governor, Special
- North Carolina
- First Ballot
- Thomas Blount, James Turner, Joseph Taylor, Polk, Robert Williams, Joseph Winston, William R. Davie, J. R. Eaton, Henderson, blank, Hatch
|Candidates:||Thomas Blount||James Turner||Joseph Taylor||Polk||Robert Williams||Joseph Winston||William R. Davie||J. R. Eaton||Henderson||blank||Hatch|
|Final Result: ||54||36||31||15||14||13||10||1||-||-||-|
First of four ballots held for Special election of Governor, due to death of Col. J.B. Ashe, Governor-elect.
The Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina State Gazette (Raleigh, NC) of December 7, 1802 lists James Turner with 43 votes and Robert Williams with 15 votes.
Joseph Winston withdrew after the 1st Ballot.
Legislative Papers. State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh.
Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina State Gazette (Raleigh, NC). December 7, 1802.
National Intelligencer and Washington Advertiser (Washington, DC). December 15, 1802.
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