Mapping Early American Elections

14th Congress: Rhode Island 1814

Rhode Island elected two Federalists to the Fourteenth Congress.

Rhode Island used a statewide at-large system for electing members to Congress.

District Candidate Party Vote Percentage Elected
At-large John Boss Federalist 3,771 28.3%
At-large James Mason Federalist 3,672 27.5%
At-large Nehemiah Knight Democratic-Republican 2,953 22.1%
At-large John DeWolf, Jr. Democratic-Republican 2,952 22.1%

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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