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OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1884 - 12:00pm
Polls Open July 08, 1884 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 11, 1884 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1885 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1889 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler November 20, 2005 07:58pm
Data Sources[Link]
Congressional Quarterly Guide to U. S. Elections
New York Times
Convention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris
USA Today
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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 14th Democratic National Convention assembled in Exposition Hall in Chicago IL. There were 820 delegates present, representing two per electoral vote.

Temporary Chairman: Richard D. Hubbard TX
Permanent Chairman: William F. Vilas WI

Grover Cleveland NY was nominated for President on the second ballot:

Candidate, First Ballot/Second ballot (after shifts)
--Grover Cleveland NY 392/683
--Thomas A. Bayard DE 170/81.5
--Allen G. Thurman OH 88/4
--Samuel J. Randall PA 78/4
--Joseph E. McDonald 56/2
--Thomas A. Hendricks IN 1/45.5
--Others 35/0

First ballot for vice president:
--Thomas A. Hendricks IN 816
--Not Voting 4
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won09/19/1881
NameChester Alan Arthur Votes1 (100.00%)
Term09/19/1881 - 03/04/1885 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/03/1884
NameGrover Cleveland Votes219 (54.61%)
Term03/04/1885 - 03/04/1889 Margin37 (+9.23%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/03/1884
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Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
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Name Gov. Grover Cleveland Sen. Thomas F. Bayard Gov. Thomas A. Hendricks Sen. Allen Granberry Thurman Rep. Samuel Jackson Randall Sen. Joseph Ewing McDonald Speaker of the House John Griffin Carlisle
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
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Uncertified Votes683 (55.30%) 170 (13.77%) 124 (10.04%) 88 (7.13%) 78 (6.32%) 56 (4.53%) 27 (2.19%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -513 (-41.54%) -559 (-45.26%) -595 (-48.18%) -605 (-48.99%) -627 (-50.77%) -656 (-53.12%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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FL Silver Dime
NDP Edward Stuyvesant Bragg
D InspectorMorse
Veg Thomas Walker
J Dr. Cynic
D Thomas A. Hendricks
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Name Rep. Roswell P. Flower Gov. George Hoadly Gov. Samuel Jones Tilden  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic  
Website  
Uncertified Votes4 (0.32%) 3 (0.24%) 2 (0.16%)  
Margin-679 (-54.98%) -680 (-55.06%) -681 (-55.14%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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