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  US President - Greenback Convention
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1884 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 28, 1884 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 29, 1884 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1885 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1889 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH January 24, 2011 12:33am
Data SourcesOhio Elects the President, p. 55; New York Times 5/27-30/1884; James T. Havel, U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, vol. 2, p. 57.
Cleveland Herald, 5/30/1884
Description The 3d Greenback Party National Convention (officially the National Greenback Labor Party) assembled in English's Opera House in Indianapolis IN. Delegates from 28 states and DC were in attendance.

Temporary Chairman: John Tyler Jr. FL (son of the President)
Permanent Chairman: James B. Weaver IA

When the platform committee reported, two minority reports were offered. The convention voted for the majority report, which precipitated a withdrawal of the Colorado delegation.

The convention nominated B.F. Butler for President on the first ballot. Absalom M. West MS was nominated unanimously for VP.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won09/19/1881
NameChester A. Arthur Votes1 (100.00%)
Term09/19/1881 - 03/04/1885 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/03/1884
NameGrover Cleveland Votes219 (54.61%)
Term03/04/1885 - 03/04/1889 Margin37 (+9.23%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/03/1884
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Name Gov. Benjamin F. Butler Chairman Jesse Harper Edward Phelps Allis Solon Chase President Pro Tempore David Davis  
PartyGreenback Greenback Greenback Greenback Greenback  
Website [Website]  
Uncertified Votes323 (75.82%) 98 (23.01%) 2 (0.47%) 2 (0.47%) 1 (0.24%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -225 (-52.82%) -321 (-75.35%) -321 (-75.35%) -322 (-75.59%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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