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OfficePresident
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1928 - 12:00pm
Polls Open June 12, 1928 - 06:00am
Polls Close June 15, 1928 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1929 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1933 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedChronicler October 15, 2006 02:59pm
Data SourcesConvention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris
Description
Recap of the Primary Campaign

The winner of the Republican presidential primaries of 1928 was Herbert C. Hoover, who gained fame from his relief efforts after the Mississippi River flooding in 1927. In the primaries, he won 50% of the vote, compared to Frank O. Lowden with 32% and no more than 6% for any other contender. Lowden's high vote total was tempered by the fact that 91% of it came from his home state's primary.

The New York Times reported on 6/3/1928 that all delegates had been selected; Hoover led with 531 to 273 for Lowden, 46 for Charles Curtis, and 33 for George W. Norris. A majority, or 545, votes were needed for nomination.

Hoover's huge lead, the result of no other candidate waging a nationwide campaign for delegates, did not deter his opposition. Opponents of President Coolidge were divided among VP Charles G. Dawes, Frank Lowden and George W. Norris, with most of this opposition coming from the western agrarian interests. Northeastern business interests led by Andrew W. Mellon remained committed to a re-nomination of Coolidge up to convention time.

The National Convention

The 19th Republican National Convention assembled in the Civic Auditorium in Kansas City MO. The number of delegates had been reduced slightly from 1,109 (1924) to 1,089.

Temporary Chairman and Keynote Speaker: U.S. Senator [More...]

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/12/1925
NameCalvin Coolidge Votes382 (71.94%)
Term03/04/1925 - 03/04/1929 Margin246 (+46.33%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/02/1929
NameHerbert Hoover Votes444 (83.62%)
Term03/04/1929 - 03/04/1933 Margin357 (+67.23%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 01/02/1929
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Name Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover Gov. Frank O. Lowden Majority Leader Charles Curtis Sen. James E. Watson Sen. George W. Norris Sen. Guy D. Goff (I) President Calvin Coolidge
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican Republican
Website [Website]
Uncertified Votes837 (76.86%) 74 (6.80%) 64 (5.88%) 45 (4.13%) 24 (2.20%) 18 (1.65%) 17 (1.56%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -763 (-70.06%) -773 (-70.98%) -792 (-72.73%) -813 (-74.66%) -819 (-75.21%) -820 (-75.30%)
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Name Blank - Void Nobel Laureate Charles G. Dawes Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican  
Website  
Uncertified Votes5 (0.46%) 4 (0.37%) 1 (0.09%)  
Margin-832 (-76.40%) -833 (-76.49%) -836 (-76.77%)  
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