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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline February 20, 1888 - 12:00am
Polls Open February 22, 1888 - 06:00am
Polls Close February 23, 1888 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1889 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1893 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler April 26, 2013 06:49am
Data SourcesOhio Elects the President, p. 59.
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Founding the party
 
The Industrial Reform Party was apparently organized by attenders of the Industrial Reform Conference held in Springfield IL.
 
Very little is known about the party, which appears to have been very small (even by third party standards) and never made ballot status.
 
The National Convention
 
The Industrial Reform Party National Convention assembled in Grand Army Hall, Washington DC 2/22-23/1888. There were 49 delegates present representing various reform movements of the day.
 
Convention Temporary Chairman: Former St. Sen. Joseph W. Etheridge NC
 
Permanent Chairman: former US Rep. Charles Pelham DC (had represented AL in Congress)
 
The convention nominated Albert E. Redstone for President. Redstone was a soft money Republican who had been associated in the past with the Labor Reform Party of 1872, the Greenback Party in 1876, and the "Labor Party" during his campaign for the US House from California in 1886.
 
The vice presidential nominee was John Colvin, a leader of the Grange. Colvin had been born in Ohio but was living in Moline KS at the time of the convention. He had been a Democrat until 1880, when he supported Garfield for President. In the

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NameGrover Cleveland Votes219 (54.61%)
Term03/04/1885 - 03/04/1889 Margin37 (+9.23%)
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