Statewide Results
N1 John Vining 898 43.6% 407
N2 Rhoads Shankland 491 23.8%
N3 Gunning Bedford, Jr. 308 15.0%
N4 Joshua Clayton 272 13.2%
N5 Allen McLean 90 4.4%
  Total 2,059 100%

ELECTION NOTES.

  • "And be it enacted, that every person coming to vote for a Representative and Electors, agreeably to the said constitution and the Directions of this Act, shall deliver in writing on one ticket or piece of paper, the names of two persons, one of whom at least shall not be an Inhabitant of the same County with themselves, to be voted for as Representative, and one other person to be voted for as one of the Electors, for the purposes in the said Constitution mentioned which said Elector shall be an Inhabitant of the same County in which he shall be voted for." Election Law of October 28, 1788.

TABLE OF RESULTS.

Jurisdiction Vining Shankland Bedford, Jr. Clayton McLean
Sum 898
43.6%
491
23.8%
308
15.0%
272
13.2%
90
4.4%
Kent 332
50.9%
0
0.0%
48
7.4%
272
41.7%
0
0.0%
New Castle 52
17.1%
0
0.0%
162
53.3%
0
0.0%
90
29.6%
Sussex 514
46.6%
491
44.5%
98
8.9%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%