1808 New York City Common Council election

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New York City aldermanic election, 1808
November 1808

All 10 seats in the New York City Common Council
6 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Seats before 7 3
Seats won 6 4
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 4,071 3,438
Percentage 54.21% 45.79%

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Results by ward

Elections to the New York City Common Council were held in November 1808. The incumbent Democratic-Republican Party retained its majority but the Federalists gained one seat and increased their share of the vote in every ward.[1]

Results[edit]

First Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 FederalistPeter Mesier39064.04
 Democratic-RepublicanJohn Haff21935.96
Majority17128.08
Second Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 FederalistS.M. Hopkins35052.24
 Democratic-RepublicanJohn Haff32047.76
Majority304.48
Third Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 FederalistCharles Dickinson41553.34
 Democratic-RepublicanJohn Haff36346.66
Majority526.68
Fourth Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 Democratic-RepublicanJames Drake52151.13
 FederalistJames Tylee49848.87
Majority232.26
Fifth Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 Democratic-RepublicanJohn Bingham65556.03
 FederalistJames Tylee51443.97
Majority14112.06
Sixth Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 Democratic-RepublicanJohn D. Miller54764.20
 FederalistJames Tylee30535.80
Majority24228.40
Seventh Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 Democratic-RepublicanJacob Mott51967.49
 FederalistJames Tylee25032.51
Majority26934.98
Eighth Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 Democratic-RepublicanThurston Wood40862.96
 FederalistWilliam H. Robinson24037.04
Majority16825.93
Ninth Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 FederalistNicholas Fish13551.33
 Democratic-RepublicanHenry Post12848.67
Majority72.66
Tenth Ward[1]
PartyCandidateVotes%
 Democratic-RepublicanMan Minthorne39152.91
 FederalistSamuel Stillwell34847.09
Majority16825.93

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Official Charter Election of the City of New-York, Nov. 1808". The New-York Evening Post. November 19, 1808. Retrieved December 7, 2018.