1788–89 United States presidential election in South Carolina

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United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1789

December 15, 1788 – January 10, 1789 1792 →
  Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg John Rutledge.jpg JohnHancockSmall.jpg
Nominee George Washington John Rutledge John Hancock
Party Nonpartisan Federalist Federalist
Home state Virginia South Carolina Massachusetts
Electoral vote 7 6 1
Percentage 100%

President before election

George Washington
Nonpartisan

Elected President

George Washington
Nonpartisan

The 1789 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place between December 15, 1788 – January 10, 1789 as part of the 1789 United States presidential election. The state legislature chose seven representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

South Carolina, which had become the 8th state on May 23, 1788, unanimously cast its seven electoral votes for incumbent George Washington during its first presidential election.

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