On December 10, 1788, the legislature of Maryland chose two senators, one from the Western Shore and one from the Eastern Shore. The balloting was as follows:
|Charles Carroll (West)||40||41||42|
|Uriah Forrest (West)||41||41||39|
|John Henry (East)||41||42|
|George Gale (East)||41||40|
Carrol was this elected for the Western Shore, and Henry for the Eastern Shore.