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1806 United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania

Elections to the United States House of Representatives in Pennsylvania were held on October 14, 1806 for the 10th Congress. In the previous elections, 17 Democratic-Republicans and 1 Federalist had been elected to represent Pennsylvania. There were two subsequent special elections. One seat held by a Democratic-Republican had become vacant and was not yet filled at the time of the election; as in the previous election, there was a breakaway faction of the Democratic-Republican Party allied with the Federalists known as the tertium quids or Constitutional Republicans, which ran candidates in several districts. Several of the elected quids aligned with the Federalists on the federal level. Pennsylvania was divided into 11 districts, of which four were plural districts with 11 Representatives between them, with the remaining 7 Representatives elected from single-member districts; the districts were: The 1st district consisted of Delaware and Philadelphia counties The 2nd district consisted of Bucks, Montgomery and Wayne Counties The 3rd district consisted of Berks and Lancaster Counties The 4th district consisted of Cumberland, Dauphin and Mifflin Counties The 5th district consisted of Centre, Lycoming, McKean, Northumberland and Tioga Counties The 6th district consisted of Adams and York Counties The 7th district consisted of Bedford and Franklin Counties The 8th district consisted of Armstrong, Indiana, Jefferson and Westmoreland Counties The 9th district consisted of Fayette and Greene Counties The 10th district consisted of Washington County The 11th district consisted of Allegheny, Butler, Erie, Mercer and Warren CountiesNote: Many of these counties covered much larger areas than they do today, having since been divided into smaller counties Fifteen incumbents ran for re-election, of whom eleven won re-election.

The incumbents Isaac Anderson and Christian Lower, both of the 2nd district did not run for re-election and one seat in the 1st district was vacant, the previous incumbent Michael Leib having resigned February 14, 1806. Two seats changed from Democratic-Republican to Federalist control. Election results are unavailable for the 8th district. Joseph Clay of the 1st district resigned March 18, 1808. A special election was held October 1808, the same day as the 1808 general elections. Electoral data and information on districts are from the Wilkes University Elections Statistics Project

Eachalawakkai

Eachalawakkai is a village in the Mannar District, in the northwest of Sri Lanka. Eachalawakkai is one of the villages. Prior to 2000 the inhabitants of the village were Tamils. After 2000 the real settlement of civilization came up to this village. Before the fourth eelam war the civilians been happy; when the final war came the control of the LTTE was lost from this village. The villagers displaced to Wellai Mullivaikkal; when the final war ended up on 18 May 2009 the majority of the people of Eachalawakkai were in the refugee camps and after two years they have returned to their own home. Eachalawakkai is located in Mannar District of the northwest of Sri Lanka in the Northern Province, it has an area of six square kilometers Just above the grassland of dry zone and the soil type is not much vary from the soil of Periamadhu. The water source for drinking is only groundwater containing high calcium. Villagers use some traditional purification methods to treat that water to convert for the drinking purposes.

The Eachalawakkai kulam provides irrigation water for the paddy cultivation. The Periamadhu Forest reservoir is near to this village and forest mammals come to the grassland for their food and the same time predators come; the mammals are elephants, rabbits, bear, monkey. Birds live along the riparian zone of river sides. Reptiles like king cobra, land monitor and turtles exist there; the aquatic organisms like fresh water fishes and aquatic plants are there. List of towns in Northern Province, Sri Lanka 1; the chronicle of Sanctuary of Our lady of Madhu By. Rev. Fr. Antonainus 2. Christianity in Sri Lanka under Portuguese By. Martin Quere. OMI Mannar District SecretariatEachalawakkai is a small town in Sri Lanka, it is located within Northern Province. Department of Census and Statistics -Sri Lanka