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The elections.

We have few additional election returns to add to those already published. So far as heard from it is believed that Gen. Smith is elected Governor and Samuel Price, of Greenbrier, Lieutenant Governor. The following statement gives, as nearly as we can arrive at it, a correct summary of the vote as far as ascertained:

Smith's majority in the army1,954
Smith's refugee maj., about258
Flournoy's majority in counties.12
Smith's maj. As far as heard from2,200
Price's majority in counties2,887
Imboden's maj. In army1,976
Price's maj. As far as heard from.911

the following is the army vote for Congress from the 8th Congressional District:

Dejarnette's majorities: 55th Va. Regiment, 9; 47th Va., 48; 23d Va., 35; 13th Va., 6; 30th Va., correct, but not Official, 79; 22d Va. Batt'n, 1; 38th batt'n artillery, 9, 4th heavy artillery, 5; Lieut.-Col. Carter's artillery batt'n, 11; 6th reg't cavalry, 14; Godwin's cavalry, 10. Total 227.

Barbour's majorities: 2d Corps army Northwestern Virginia, 2; 40th Va., 2; Fort Powhatan, 1; 54th Va., Knoxville, Tenn., 1; Camp Lee, 7; Lynchburg Post, 6; 60th reg't, 2. Total, 28. Dejarnette's majority 199.

there was a tie vote at Guinea's Station in the 12th Va. Reg't, 56th reg't, and 25th Va. Batt'n.

Official refugee vote at Richmond: city Hall, Dejarnette, 47; Barbour, 6. Henrico C. H. Dejarnette, 14; Barbour, 6.

Louisa county; Dejarnette's majority 325.

in the 16th District the returns re-elect Hon C. W. Russell over Dr Kidwell.

Official vote of Chesterfield: Smith, 345. Flournov, 134; Munford, 36; Price, 276; Imboden, 162; Tucker, 430; Collier, 238; Gholson, 241; Ambers, 435.

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