Voting for the 1824 Constitutional Convention Arranged by County

 

Most of the returns in the southern counties of Illinois were heavily in favor of the convention to create an amendment to the constitution.

CountyPercentage of voters in favor of the convention
Gallatin82%
Pope69
Alexander60
Jackson66
Jefferson70
Hamilton67
Franklin60

 

Mitchell's Map of Illinois, 1838 from Illinois in 1837; A Sketch Desciptive of the Situation, Bourndaries, Face of the Country, Prominent Districts, Prairies, Rivers, Minerals, Animals, Agricultural Products, Public Lands, Plans of Internal Improvement, Manufactures, &c. of the State of Illinois
From the collection of the Illinois State Historical Library

 

In the northern and central counties of Illinois, the convention was decidedly voted down.

CountyPercentage of voters opposed to the convention
Pike90%
Fulton92
Morgan91
Sangamon83
Clark79
Edgar99

 


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