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  RI At-Large-1st Representative
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Parents > United States > Rhode Island > RI - At-Large-1st
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1797 - 12:00pm
Polls Open August 29, 1797 - 06:00am
Polls Close August 29, 1797 - 06:00pm
Term Start November 13, 1797 - 12:00am
Term End March 03, 1799 - 12:00am
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last Modifiededdy 9_99 April 05, 2006 10:50pm
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results, Michael J. Dubin
Description Special election to replace Elisha Potter, who resigned in July 1797 after Congress's session ended
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyFederalist Won11/15/1796
NameElisha R. Potter Votes1,619 (70.98%)
Term11/16/1796 - 07/29/1797 Margin957 (+41.96%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyFederalist Won08/28/1798
NameJohn Brown Votes2,680 (65.45%)
Term03/04/1799 - 03/03/1801 Margin1,265 (+30.89%)
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Name Thomas Tillinghast James Burrill [FNU] Clark  
PartyDemocratic-Republican Federalist Democratic-Republican  
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Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)234 (78.26%) 54 (18.06%) 11 (3.68%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -180 (-60.20%) -223 (-74.58%)  
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