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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P178A.pdf)

XLI were counted and that sixteen Senators were elected, & that there were three vacancies in the District of York- and whereas it appears by a Report made by a Committee appointed by the Senate to report on the election of Senators, and the proceedings of that body on the same, as appears by their Journal, that sixteen Senators have been elected by the people, and that three vacancies exist in the District of York and Whereas it appears by the Records of the Governor and Council, and the proceedings of the Senate above referred to, that the Constitutional Candidates in said District to supply the deficiencies in the same are John Bodwell, Abijah Usher Junr, Nathan D Appleton, Benjamin Pike, Moses Sweat, & James Goodwin and that they are the Constitutional Candidates for said District, to supply the deficiencies in the same, Therefore Resolved, that this Convention now proceed to elect by joint ballot three Senators from the six Candidates above named to fill the vacancies in the District of York. - read and passed

On motion of Mr Clark of Hallowell

Voted, that the Convention ballot for three Senators to supply the deficiencies in York District at one time, and that each ballot contain the names of three of the constitutional candidates above named - adopted.

A committee consisting of Messrs Phelps & Gardner of the Senate, and Powers, Severance, & Shaw of Wiscasset of the House were appointed to receive sort and count the votes to supply the three deficiencies of Senators in the District of York - and having performed the duty assigned them reported, the whole number of ballots given to supply each of said deficiencies to be eighty three - necessary to constitute an election forty two that John Bodwell had eighty three - Abijah Usher Junr eighty three & Nathan D Appleton eighty three - but before the report was laid upon the table of the chairman, or accepted a member of the convention stated in his place

Description: The journal of the Senate documents the proceedings in the chamber, including actions taken on bills, petitions and reports from committees read, and votes taken. The journals are not transcripts and therefore do not include floor speeches that are found in the modern Legislative Records.

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Language: English

Date: 1830

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