The Holy Roman Empire�s Imperial Diet: Electoral Votes in 1792
Council of Electors
For a candidate to be elected Holy Roman Emperor, he needed a simple majority of votes in the Diet�s Council of Electors. The eight members of the Council of Electors also held 28 � additional votes in the Council of Princes � seven votes in the Ecclesiastical Bench and 21 � votes in the Secular Bench.
The number preceding an ecclesiastical or secular title indicates the order of voting in the respective council (for example, the Elector-Archbishop of Trier cast the second vote in the Council of Electors and as Prince-Bishop of Augsburg, he cast the thirteenth vote in the Council of Princes).
1. Elector-Archbishop of Mainz
2. Elector-Archbishop of Trier
3. Elector-Archbishop of Koln
4. King of Bohemia (confirmed 1356; House of Hapsburg-Lotheringen,
5. Elector-Palatine (confirmed 1356; House of Pfalz-Sulzbach; 6
6. Kurfurst zu Sachsen (confirmed 1356; House of Wettin)
7. Kurfurst zu Brandenburg
(confirmed 1356; House of Hohenzollern; 8 votes)
8. Kurfurst zu Braunschweig-Luneburg (created 1692; House of Hanover;
 Reichsfreiherr von Erthal (03.01.1719-25.07.1802) became Elector-Archbishop of Mainz on 18.07.1774.
 Klemens-Wenzel was the thirteenth child of� Friedrich-August II, Kurfurst zu Sachsen and King of Poland (07.10.1696-05.10.1763). He was a member of the House of Wettin.
 Maximilian-Franz was youngest child of Maria-Theresa, Holy Roman Empress (13.05.1717-29.11.1780).
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