University of Wisconsin–Madison

Ratification at a Glance

The following table contains basic information on each state’s ratification of the Constitution. Click on individual states for more information.

wdt_ID State Convention Ratification Vote Map Introduction
1 Delaware 3–7 December 1787 7 December 1787  30-0 Map Essay
3 Pennsylvania 20 November–15 December 1787  12 December 1787  46-23 Map Essay
5 New Jersey 11–20 December 1787  18 December 1787  38-0 Map Essay
7 Georgia 25 December 1787–5 January 1788  31 December 1787  26-0 Map Essay
9 Connecticut 3–9 January 1788  9 January 1788   128-40 Map Essay
11 Massachusetts 9 January–7 February 1788  6 February 1788  187-168 Map Essay
13 Maryland 21–29 April 1788  26 April 1788  63-11 Map Essay
15 South Carolina 12–24 May 1788  23 May 1788  149-73 Map Essay
17 New Hampshire 13–22 February 1788 (1st session); 18–21 June 1788 (2nd session)  21 June 1788  57-47 Map Coming soon
19 Virginia 2–27 June 1788  25 June 1788  89-79 Map Essay