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Monday, November 5, 1832.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln and William Green serve as clerks of election held at house of Samuel Hill in New Salem precinct. Five Jackson electors each receive 185 votes to 70 for Clay electors. Lincoln votes last, casting his vote for Clay. James Rutledge, Bowling Green, and Hugh Armstrong serve as election judges.Election Returns.

[Henry Clay received approximately two-fifths of votes at New Salem and in Sangamon County. Total county vote is Jackson 1,035 and Clay 810.Theodore C. Pease, ed., Illinois Election Returns, 1818-1848, vol. 18 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1923), 81.]