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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1852 - 12:00pm
Polls Open June 01, 1852 - 06:00am
Polls Close June 05, 1852 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1853 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1857 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler January 31, 2009 11:38pm
Data SourcesConvention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris

DNC Proceedings (1852): [Link]

Newspapers consulted: Pittsfield Sun 2/6/1851-3/18/1852; Farmer's Cabinet 2/13/1851-1/21/1852; Barre Gazette 4/9/1852-5/28/1852.
Description

6th Democratic National Convention, 1852

Temporary Chairman
Permanent Chairman
Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
Former U.S. Rep.
Romulus M. Saunders NC
Former U.S. House Speaker
John W. Davis IN
Former U.S. Sen. Franklin Pierce NH
U.S. Senator
William R.D. King AL

Background

Although Zachary Taylor won the preceding presidential election on the Whig Ticket, the Democrats remained strong in Congress. They had a majority of the Senate and a plurality in the House. The Democrats were embold

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won07/09/1850
NameMillard Fillmore Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/09/1850 - 03/04/1853 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/01/1852
NameFranklin Pierce Votes254 (85.81%)
Term03/04/1853 - 03/04/1857 Margin212 (+71.62%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/01/1852
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

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Name Sen. Franklin Pierce Sen. Lewis Cass, Sr. Secretary of State James Buchanan Secretary of War William L. Marcy Sen. Stephen A. Douglas Rep. William Orlando Butler Sen. Daniel S. Dickinson
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website [Website]
Certified Votes282 (35.83%) 132 (16.77%) 104 (13.22%) 97 (12.33%) 92 (11.69%) 25 (3.18%) 16 (2.03%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -150 (-19.06%) -178 (-22.62%) -185 (-23.51%) -190 (-24.14%) -257 (-32.66%) -266 (-33.80%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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J Dr. Cynic
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
LBT Silver Dime
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Name Congressional Delegate Joseph Lane Sen. Sam Houston Sen. Robert M.T. Hunter Sen. Henry Dodge Sen. John B. Weller Speaker of the House Linn Boyd Jared Ingersoll
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website
Certified Votes14 (1.78%) 12 (1.53%) 5 (0.64%) 3 (0.38%) 3 (0.38%) 1 (0.13%) 1 (0.13%)
Margin-268 (-34.05%) -270 (-34.31%) -277 (-35.20%) -279 (-35.45%) -279 (-35.45%) -281 (-35.71%) -281 (-35.71%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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