1788–89 United States presidential election in Maryland

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United States presidential election in Maryland, 1789

December 15, 1788 – January 10, 1789 1792 →
  Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg George Clinton by Ezra Ames (full portrait).jpg Robert Hanson Harrison.jpg
Nominee George Washington George Clinton Robert H. Harrison
Party Nonpartisan Anti-Federalist Federalist
Home state Virginia New York Maryland
Electoral vote 6 0 6
Popular vote 5,539 2,193[1] -
Percentage 71.63% 28.37% -

County Results

The 1789 United States presidential election in Maryland 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 eight representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President. However, two electors would not vote.

Maryland unanimously voted for nonpartisan candidate and commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, George Washington. The total vote is composed of 5,539 for Federalist electors and 2,193 for Anti-Federalist electors, all of whom were supportive of Washington.


United States presidential election in Maryland, 1789
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Nonpartisan George Washington 7,732 100% 6
Totals 7,732 100.0% 6


  1. ^ All 2,193 Anti-Federalist electors supported Washington.