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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1840 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 05, 1840 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 07, 1840 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1841 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1845 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler July 21, 2007 03:25pm
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.
Description The third Democratic National Convention was held in the Hall of the Musical Association in Baltimore MD. Delegates attended from 21 states. Not represented were CT, DE, IL, SC, and VA.

Temporary Chairman: Isaac Hill NH

Permanent Chairman: William Carroll TN

Martin Van Buren was renominated for President on the first ballot unanimously. No nomination was made for VP. The convention granted state affiliates the right to run the most appropriate candidate for their state, although the incumbent Richard M. Johnson appeared on the ballot with Van Buren in most states.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/07/1836
NameMartin Van Buren Votes170 (57.82%)
Term03/04/1837 - 03/04/1841 Margin97 (+32.99%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won12/02/1840
NameWilliam Henry Harrison Votes234 (79.59%)
Term03/04/1841 - 04/04/1841 Margin174 (+59.18%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/02/1840
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Name (I) President Martin Van Buren  
PartyDemocratic  
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Uncertified Votes244 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
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AnFed pghopper
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
 

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