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  US President - Union Party
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeUnion Primary Election
Filing Deadline July 01, 1852 - 12:00pm
Polls Open August 07, 1852 - 06:00am
Polls Close August 07, 1852 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1853 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1857 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler April 27, 2008 07:46pm
Data SourcesNew York Times, 7/7 and 19/1852.
Description

Union National Ticket, 1852

Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
Secy. of State
Daniel Webster MA
Party Leader
Charles J. Jenkins GA

The Union Party nominated Daniel Webster for President in 1852. It offered slates of Presidential Electors in several states, but after Webster's death, most of these Electors withdrew from the race.

The Union Party had been formed at the time of the 1851 elections. In several Southern states, the Democratic and Whig Parties were replaced with two new parties, the Southern Rights Party and the Union Party. The former party advocated a withdrawal from the United States, while the latter party opposed such a move. As the 1852 presidential election approached, the two regional parties were unsure how to proceed. The Union Party in Georgia decided to see who was nominated by the two major parties, then assess the situation.

The movement to nominate Daniel

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won07/09/1850
NameMillard Fillmore Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/09/1850 - 03/04/1853 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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  PartyDemocratic Won12/01/1852
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Term03/04/1853 - 03/04/1857 Margin212 (+71.62%)
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Name Secretary of State Daniel Webster  
PartyUnion  
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Uncertified Votes1 (100.00%)  
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