Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1790

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Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1790
Pennsylvania
November 2, 1790 (1790-11-02)
→ 1793

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Candidate Thomas Mifflin Arthur St. Clair
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Popular vote 27,974 2,864
Percentage 90.7% 9.3%

Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Results by County, 1790.svg

County results

Governor before election

Thomas Mifflin (as President of Pennsylvania)
Democratic-Republican

Elected Governor

Thomas Mifflin
Democratic-Republican


The Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1790 was the first gubernatorial election after the establishment of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a U.S. state. Thomas Mifflin was elected as the first Governor of Pennsylvania, defeating Federalist candidate Arthur St. Clair by a wide margin.

Results[edit]

Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, 1790[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-Republican Thomas Mifflin 27,974 90.71%
Federalist Arthur St. Clair 2,863 9.29%
Independent Charles Thomson 2 0.00%
Totals 30,840 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PA Governor General Election". OurCampaigns. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Election Returns 1790". House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 3 July 2012.