United States presidential election in Georgia, 1788–89

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
United States presidential election in Georgia, 1789
Flag of the State of Georgia (non-official).svg
December 15, 1788 – January 10, 1789 1792 →

  Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg
Nominee George Washington John Milton James Armstrong
Party Nonpartisan Federalist Federalist
Home state Virginia Georgia Georgia
Electoral vote 5 2 1
Percentage 100%

  General Benjamin Lincoln-restored.jpg
Nominee Edward Telfair Benjamin Lincoln
Party Anti-Federalist Federalist
Home state Georgia Massachusetts
Electoral vote 1 1
Percentage

President before election

George Washington
Nonpartisan

Elected President

George Washington
Nonpartisan

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

Georgia, which had become the 4th state on January 2, 1788, unanimously cast its five electoral votes for incumbent George Washington during its first presidential election.

References[edit]