The 1788-89 Presidential Election in New Hampshire
On December 15, 1788, New Hampshire's voters voted for three at-large representatives. A majority was needed to elect. The results are as follows:
- Benjamin Bellows (federalist) - 1759 votes (47.59%)
- John Pickering (federalist) - 1364 votes (36.90%)
- Ebenezer Thompson (federalist) - 1063 votes (28.76%)
- John Sullivan (federalist) - 872 votes (23.59%)
- John Parker (federalist) - 851 votes (23.02%)
- John Dudley - 718 votes (19.43%)
- Joshua Wentworth (antifederalist) - 667 votes (18.05%)
- Nathaniel Folsom (antifederalist) - 589 votes (15.94%)
- Ebenezer Smith - 543 votes (14.69%)
- Joseph Cilley - 528 votes (14.28%)
- More than 70 others - 9527 votes
With not a single candidate receiving a majority of the votes, the state legislature chose the five highest-polling candidates on January 7. All five voted for George Washington and John Adams on February 4.
Only scattered town results exist, so no proper map can be made.