1806 United States House of Representatives election in Rhode Island
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|Elections in Rhode Island|
Rhode Island elected its members August 26, 1806. Rhode Island law required a majority of votes to win. In this election, only one candidate won a majority on the first ballot, and so a run-off election was required to choose the second seat.
|Rhode Island at-large
2 seats on a general ticket
|Nehemiah Knight||Democratic-Republican||1802||Incumbent re-elected.||First ballot:|
√ Nehemiah Knight (Democratic-Republican) 26.9%
Isaac Wilbour (Democratic-Republican) 24.4%
William Hunter (Federalist) 22.2%
Thomas Arnold (Federalist) 21.8%
Thomas B. Hazard (Quid) 4.7%
√ Isaac Wilbour (Democratic-Republican) 58.2%
William Hunter (Federalist) 41.3%
|Joseph Stanton Jr.||Democratic-Republican||1800||Incumbent retired.|
New member elected.
- United States House of Representatives elections, 1806 and 1807
- List of United States Representatives from Rhode Island
- Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote are listed.
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