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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeWhig Primary Election
Filing Deadline September 01, 1856 - 12:00pm
Polls Open September 17, 1856 - 06:00am
Polls Close September 18, 1856 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1857 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1861 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 22, 2008 10:33pm
Data SourcesNew York Times 9/17-19/1856
Description

5th Whig National Convention, 1856

Temporary Chairman
Permanent Chairman
Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
Former Gov.
Washington Hunt NY
Former U.S. Rep.
Edward Bates MO
Former President
Millard Fillmore NY
Andrew J. Donelson TN

The Whig Party in the Pierce Administration

Throughout the Pierce administration, the Whig Party floundered. In the elections of 1852-1853, the Whigs lost an additional dozen seats in Congress on top of their massive losses in the 1850-51 c

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/01/1852
NameFranklin Pierce Votes254 (85.81%)
Term03/04/1853 - 03/04/1857 Margin212 (+71.62%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/03/1856
NameJames Buchanan Votes174 (58.78%)
Term03/04/1857 - 03/04/1861 Margin60 (+20.27%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/03/1856
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Name President Millard Fillmore  
PartyWhig  
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Certified Votes150 (100.00%)  
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