1806 United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts

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Massachusetts elected its members November 3, 1806.

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates[a]
Massachusetts 1
"Suffolk district"
Josiah Quincy Federalist 1804 Incumbent re-elected. Josiah Quincy (Federalist) 57.7%
James Prince (Democratic-Republican) 42.2%
Massachusetts 2
"Essex South district"
Jacob Crowninshield Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Jacob Crowninshield (Democratic-Republican) 54.8%
Samuel Putnam (Federalist) 45.0%
Massachusetts 3
"Essex North district"
Jeremiah Nelson Federalist 1804 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
Edward St. Loe Livermore (Federalist) 67.6%
Thomas Kitteridge (Democratic-Republican) 32.4%
Massachusetts 4
"Middlesex district"
Joseph Bradley Varnum Democratic-Republican 1794 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph Bradley Varnum (Democratic-Republican) 74.0%
Ebenezer Bridgely (Federalist) 25.1%
Massachusetts 5
"Hampshire South district"
William Ely Federalist 1804 Incumbent re-elected. William Ely (Federalist) 57.1%
Samuel Fowler (Democratic-Republican) 38.5%
William Eaton (Federalist) 4.4%
Massachusetts 6
"Hampshire North district"
Samuel Taggart Federalist 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Samuel Taggart (Federalist) 64.4%
Solomon Snead (Democratic-Republican) 35.6%
Massachusetts 7
"Plymouth district"
Joseph Barker Democratic-Republican 1804 Incumbent re-elected. Joseph Barker (Democratic-Republican) 60.8%
Nahum Mitchell (Federalist) 38.4%
Massachusetts 8
"Barnstable district"
Isaiah L. Green Democratic-Republican 1804 Incumbent re-elected. Isaiah L. Green (Democratic-Republican) 63.4%
Wendall Davis (Federalist) 34.6%
Others 2.0%
Massachusetts 9
"Bristol district"
Phanuel Bishop Democratic-Republican 1798 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Josiah Dean (Democratic-Republican) 55.1%
Nicholas Tillinghast (Federalist) 43.1%
Nathaniel Morton 1.6%
Massachusetts 10
"Worcester South district"
Seth Hastings Federalist 1800 (Special) Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Federalist hold.
Jabez Upham (Federalist) 53.9%
Edward Bangs (Democratic-Republican) 45.4%
Massachusetts 11
"Worcester North district"
William Stedman Federalist 1802 Incumbent re-elected. William Stedman (Federalist) 63.6%
John Whiting (Democratic-Republican) 36.0%
Massachusetts 12
"Berkshire district"
Barnabas Bidwell Democratic-Republican 1804 Incumbent re-elected. Barnabas Bidwell (Democratic-Republican) 59.9%
Daniel Dewey (Federalist) 40.1%
Massachusetts 13
"Norfolk district"
Ebenezer Seaver Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. Ebenezer Seaver (Democratic-Republican) 65.3%
Edward H. Robbins (Federalist) 34.7%
Massachusetts 14
"York district" District of Maine
Richard Cutts Democratic-Republican 1801 Incumbent re-elected. Richard Cutts (Democratic-Republican) 55.9%
Joseph Leland (Federalist) 25.8%
Joseph Bartlett (Democratic-Republican) 18.4%
Massachusetts 15
"Cumberland district" District of Maine
Peleg Wadsworth Federalist 1792 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Daniel Ilsley (Democratic-Republican) 52.5%
Ezekiel Whitman (Federalist) 47.5%
Massachusetts 16
"Lincoln district" District of Maine
Orchard Cook Democratic-Republican 1804 Incumbent re-elected. Orchard Cook (Democratic-Republican) 55.9%
Mark L. Hill (Federalist) 44.1%
Massachusetts 17
"Kennebec district" District of Maine
John Chandler Democratic-Republican 1804 Incumbent re-elected. John Chandler (Democratic-Republican) 76.5%
John Crosby 20.6%
Benjamin Whitwell (Federalist) 2.9%

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  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed