1828–1830 United States House of Representatives elections in Maine

Maine elected its members September 8, 1828. Maine required a majority vote for election, so the 5th district district election was settled on the second ballot on December 22, 1828 and the 6th district district election was settled on the sixth ballot on April 5, 1830, near the end of the next Congress.

District Incumbent This race
Member Party First elected Results Candidates
Maine 1 Rufus McIntire Jacksonian 1827 (Special) Inucmbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY Rufus McIntire (Jacksonian) 66.0%
  • Simon Nowall 7.5%
  • Nathaniel Appleton 7.1%
  • Samuel A. Bradley 5.8%
  • Moses Emery 4.9%
  • John Holmes (Anti-Jacksonian) 4.3%
  • Others 4.5%
Maine 2 John Anderson Jacksonian 1824 Inucmbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY John Anderson (Jacksonian) 76.2%
  • Joseph Anderson 20.2%
  • Others 3.6%
Maine 3 Joseph F. Wingate Anti-Jacksonian 1826 Inucmbent re-elected.
Maine 4 Peleg Sprague Anti-Jacksonian 1824 Incumbent re-elected but declined to serve when elected U.S. Senator.
A new member was subsequently elected.
Maine 5 James W. Ripley Jacksonian 1826 Inucmbent re-elected. First ballot (September 8, 1828):
  • Reuel Washburn (Anti-Jacksonian) 49.96%
  • James W. Ripley (Jacksonian) 43.7%
  • Oliver Herrick 3.2%
  • Samuel A. Bradley 2.4%
  • Others 0.8%[1]

Second ballot (December 22, 1828):
  • Green tickY James W. Ripley (Jacksonian) 54.4%
  • Reuel Washburn (Anti-Jacksonian) 44.6%
  • Others 1.0%[2]
Maine 6 Jeremiah O'Brien Anti-Jacksonian 1823 Incumbent lost re-election as a Jacksonian.
New member elected.
Jacksonian gain.
First ballot (September 8, 1828):

Second ballot (December 22, 1829):

Third ballot (April 6, 1829):

Fourth ballot (September 14, 1829):

Fifth ballot (November 30, 1829):

Sixth ballot (April 5, 1830):
Maine 7 Samuel Butman Anti-Jacksonian 1827 Inucmbent re-elected.
  • Green tickY Samuel Butman (Anti-Jacksonian) 62.0%
  • William Emerson 29.1%
  • Samuel Whitney 7.4%
  • Others 1.6%

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Changed parties

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ME District 5 - 1st Trial". February 10, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Our Campaigns.
  2. ^ "ME District 5 - 2nd Trial". February 10, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Our Campaigns.
  3. ^ "ME District 6 - 1st Trial". February 11, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Our Campaigns.
  4. ^ "ME District 6 - 2nd Trial". February 11, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Our Campaigns.
  5. ^ "ME District 6 - 3rd Trial". February 11, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Our Campaigns.
  6. ^ "ME District 6 - 4th Trial". February 11, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Our Campaigns.
  7. ^ "ME District 6 - 5th Trial". February 11, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Our Campaigns.
  8. ^ "ME District 6 - 1st Trial". February 11, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2019 – via Our Campaigns.