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 Vote on 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 Essay
19 Virginia 2–27 June 1788 25 June 1788 89-79 Map Essay