State-by-State Ratification Table
States are listed in the order in which they ratified the Constitution.
* The population figures are adapted from the official 1790 census figures. Consistent with the founding of 1788, a) 136,000 from Maine have been added to Massachusetts, b) 74,000 from Kentucky have been added to Virginia, and c) 36,000 from the SW Territories have been to North Carolina.
** Jackson Turner Main has the entry vote as 170 yes, 190 no.
*** Postponed earlier meeting on February 22, 1788. Jackson Turner Main lists the entering vote in June as 30 yes, 77 no.
**** Rejected Constitution 184-84 on August 2, 1788. Jackson Turner Main lists the vote as 193 no, 75 yes.
***** Rejected several attempts to hold ratifying convention.