1788–89 United States presidential election in Massachusetts

1788-1789 United States presidential election in Massachusetts

January 7, 1789 1792 →
  Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg Official Presidential portrait of John Adams (by John Trumbull, circa 1792).jpg
Nominee George Washington John Adams
Party Nonpartisan Federalist
Home state Virginia Massachusetts
Electoral vote 10 10
Popular vote 17,740
Percentage 100%

President before election

None (Office created by the U.S. Constitution)

Elected President

George Washington
Nonpartisan

The 1789 United States presidential election in Massachusetts took place between December 15, 1788 and January 10, 1789, as part of the 1788–1789 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.

Massachusetts unanimously voted for nonpartisan candidate and commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, George Washington. The total vote is composed of 17,740 for Federalist electors, all of whom were supportive of Washington.

Results[edit]

1788-1789 United States presidential election in Massachusetts
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Nonpartisan George Washington 17,740 100% 10
Totals 17,740 100.0% 10

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