|United States Gubernatorial election, 1789|
|March 30, 1789|
|Nominee|| 'George Washington'
|Home state|| Virginia
|Presidential election results map. Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes allotted to each state.|
The United States Gubernatorial election 0f 1789 was the young nations choice. 36 electors were chosen, one from each senate district. George Washington, the nations chief military leader during the Revolutionary War, was unanimously chosen for the office. He would hold it until his death in 1799.