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Parents > United States > Rhode Island > RI - At-Large-1st
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline October 01, 1796 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 15, 1796 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 15, 1796 - 06:00pm
Term Start November 16, 1796 - 12:00am
Term End July 29, 1797 - 12:00am
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last Modifiededdy 9_99 April 02, 2006 09:40pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results, Michael J. Dubin
Description Special election to fill vacancy cause by Benjamin Bourne resigning in October 1796 to become a federal judge
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyFederalist Won08/26/1794
NameBenjamin Bourne Votes1,880 (62.29%)
Term03/04/1795 - 10/01/1796 Margin742 (+24.59%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic-Republican Won08/29/1797
NameThomas Tillinghast Votes234 (78.26%)
Term11/13/1797 - 03/03/1799 Margin180 (+60.20%)
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Name Elisha R. Potter Del. Peleg Arnold  
PartyFederalist Democratic-Republican  
Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)1,619 (70.98%) 662 (29.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -957 (-41.96%)  
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