1788-1789 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

January 7, 1789 1792 →
  Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg Official Presidential portrait of John Adams (by John Trumbull, circa 1792).jpg JohnHancockSmall.jpg
Nominee George Washington John Adams John Hancock
Party Nonpartisan Federalist Federalist
Home state Virginia Massachusetts Massachusetts
Electoral vote 10 8 2
Popular vote 7,383
Percentage 100%

The 1789 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on January 7, 1789, as part of the 1788–89 United States presidential election to elect the first President. Voters chose 10 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]


1788-1789 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Nonpartisan George Washington 7,383 100% 15
Totals 7,383 100.0% 15


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