United States presidential election in New Jersey, 1788–89

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United States presidential election in New Jersey, 1789

December 15, 1788 – January 10, 1789 1792 →
  Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg John Jay (Gilbert Stuart portrait).jpg Official Presidential portrait of John Adams (by John Trumbull, circa 1792).jpg
Nominee George Washington John Jay John Adams
Party Nonpartisan Federalist Federalist
Home state Virginia New York Massachusetts
Electoral vote 6 5 1
Percentage 100%

President before election

George Washington
Nonpartisan

Elected President

George Washington
Nonpartisan

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

New Jersey, which had become the 3rd state on December 18, 1787, unanimously cast its six electoral votes for incumbent George Washington during its first presidential election.

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