Mapping Early American Elections


10th Congress: Maryland 1806

Maryland elected three Federalists and six Democratic-Republicans to the Tenth Congress. The dissenting Republicans who ran in districts 5 and 8 were Tertium Quids.

Maryland used a district system for electing members to Congress. District 5 elected two members.

District Candidate Party Vote Percentage Elected
1 John Campbell Federalist 1,713 99.9%
2 Archibald Van Horn Democratic-Republican 1,899 58.4%
2 Leonard Covington Federalist 1,349 41.5%
3 Philip B. Key Federalist 1,935 53.3%
3 Patrick Magruder Democratic-Republican 1,696 46.7%
4 Roger Nelson Democratic-Republican 3,962 96.4%
5 Nicholas Moore Democratic-Republican 6,164 50.8%
5 William MacCreery Democratic-Republican 3,559 29.3%
5 Joshua Barney Dissenting Republican 2,063 17%
6 John Montgomery Democratic-Republican 1,885 50.2%
6 John Archer Dissenting Republican 1,829 48.7%
7 Edward Lloyd Democratic-Republican 2,614 81.1%
7 James Brown Dissenting Republican 607 18.8%
8 Charles Goldsborough Federalist 3,243 68.8%
8 Philip Quinton Dissenting Republican 1,466 31.1%

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. The term Dissenting Republican includes various breakaway factions of the Democratic-Republican party.

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