Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P048A.pdf)
(83) [Com. to receive sort & count votes for councillors] The same committee which was yesterday appointed for the purpose, on motion, proceeded to receive sort and count the votes given for a Councillor for the District of Cumberland: And Mr. Ingalls from said committee reported That the whole number of votes was One hundred fifty nine. [1st ballot] Necessary to a choice Eighty That Allen H. Cobb had Seventy three. David Dunlap Sixty six. Phinehas Varnum Eighteen. Noah Hinkley One Boardman Johnson One. No choice. [2d ballot] 2d Ballot. The whole number of votes given was One hundred& Sixty.
Necessary to a choice Eighty one. Allen H. Cobb had Seventy Seven. Phinehas Varnum Fifty eight. David Dunlap Twenty four. Boardman Johnson One. No choice. [3d ballot] 3d Ballot. The whole number of votes given was One hundred Sixty one. Necessary to a choice Eighty one. Phinehas Varnum had Eighty three. Allen H. Cobb Seventy eight. [P. Varnum elected] Phinehas Varnum was then declared duly elected a Councillor to advise the Governor in the Executive Department of Government, during the current political year.
The Convention then separated, and the Senate returned to their Chamber.
On motion by Mr. Drummond, Ordered,
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