Mapping Early American Elections


4th Congress: New Jersey 1795

New Jersey elected four Federalists and one Democratic-Republican to the Fourth Congress.

New Jersey used a statewide at-large method for electing members to Congress.

District Candidate Party Vote Percentage Elected
At-large Jonathan Dayton Federalist 5,630 13.6%
At-large Aaron Kitchel Democratic-Republican 4,538 11%
At-large Thomas Henderson Federalist 3,865 9.3%
At-large Isaac Smith Federalist 3,285 7.9%
At-large Mark Thompson Federalist 3,251 7.9%
At-large Other candidates 3,129 7.5%
At-large Thomas Sinnickson Federalist 3,117 7.5%
At-large Joseph Bloomfield Democratic-Republican 2,736 6.6%
At-large John Beatty Federalist 2,656 6.4%
At-large James Linn Democratic-Republican 2,592 6.3%
At-large Ebenezer Elmer Democratic-Republican 2,390 5.8%

In most cases, only candidates who received more than 5 percent of the vote in a district are reported. Other candidates are reported as a group, but only if they in aggregate received more than 5 percent of the vote. In addition, percentages for each district may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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