United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1789

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1789
Pennsylvania
January 7, 1789
→ 1792

  Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg


Nominee George Washington
Party Nonpartisan
Home state Virginia
Running mate John Adams
Electoral vote 15
Popular vote 7,383
Percentage 100%

The 1789 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on January 7, 1789, as part of the 1788–1789 United States presidential election to elect the first President. Voters chose 15 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Pennsylvania unanimously voted for nonpartisan candidate and commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, George Washington. The total vote is composed of 6,711 for Federalist electors and 672 for Anti-Federalist electors, all of whom were supportive of Washington.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1789[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Nonpartisan George Washington 7,383 100% 15
Totals 7,383 100.0% 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PA US President". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 4 August 2012.