American Psephology

The 1788-89 House Elections in New Hampshire

On December 15, 1788, New Hampshire's voters voted for three at-large representatives. A majority was needed to elect. The results are as follows:

Nobody was elected, so a second ballot was held on February 2, 1789, the results being as follows:

West, Livermore, and Gilman were duly elected. West declined the nomination, so on June 22, 1789, a special election (the first in the history of the House of Representatives) was held to replace him. The results were as follows:

Foster was duly elected.

Only scattered town results exist, so no proper map can be made.