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OfficePresident
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1856 - 12:00pm
Polls Open June 17, 1856 - 06:00am
Polls Close June 19, 1856 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1857 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1861 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler April 27, 2008 12:46pm
Data SourcesConvention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris

Most votes received by candidates for party presidential nomination, up to the point where a nominee was determined. Vote totals are rounded up to the next whole number.
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1st Republican National Convention, 1856

Temporary Chairman
Permanent Chairman
Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
Robert Emmett NY
U.S. Sen.
Henry S. Lane IN
Former U.S. Sen. and General
John C. Fremont CA
Former Sen.
William L. Dayton NJ

Formation of the Republican Party

The passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854 was the single greatest error of the Pierce Administration. The ascendant Democratic Party was aligned in support of slavery and pushed through an effective repeal of the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850. The North, which already felt that the South had received the better end of the Comp

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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 Sen. John Charles Frémont Supreme Court Justice John McLean Sen. Charles Sumner Speaker of the House Nathaniel Prentice Banks Sen. William H. Seward  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican  
Uncertified Votes520 (72.83%) 190 (26.61%) 2 (0.28%) 1 (0.14%) 1 (0.14%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -330 (-46.22%) -518 (-72.55%) -519 (-72.69%) -519 (-72.69%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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