1792 United States House of Representatives election in Delaware

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United States House of Representatives election in Delaware, 1792
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  1790 October 2, 1792 1794  
  PattenJohn.jpg Henry Latimer US.gif
Nominee John Patten Henry Latimer
Party Anti-Administration Pro-Administration
Popular vote2,2732,243
Percentage38.78%38.27%

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NomineeFrancis ManyEdward Roche
Party Independent Independent
Popular vote685465
Percentage11.69%7.93%

U.S. Representative before election

John Vining
Pro-Administration

Elected U.S. Representative

John Patten
Anti-Administration

The Delaware United States House election for 1792 was held on October 2, 1792. The former Continental Congressman John Vining chose not to run for reelection and was followed by John Patten.

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Results

United States House of Representatives elections in Delaware, 1792 [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Anti-Administration John Patten 2,273 38.78%
Pro-Administration Henry Latimer 2,24338.27%
Independent Francis Many68511.69%
Anti-Administration Edward Roche 4657.93%
Pro-Administration Andrew Barrett1953.33%
Total votes5,861 100%

Recount

United States House of Representatives elections in Delaware Recount, 1794 [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Federalist Henry Latimer 2,238 50.37%
Democratic-Republican John Patten 2,24349.63%
Total votes4,443 100%

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References

  1. "United States House of Representatives elections in Delaware, 1792".
  2. "United States House of Representatives elections in Delaware Recount, 1794".