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OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline July 06, 1896 - 12:00pm
Polls Open July 07, 1896 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 11, 1896 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1897 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1901 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler April 13, 2008 08:24am
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.
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17th Democratic National Convention, 1896

Temporary Chairman
& Keynote Speaker
Permanent Chairman
Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
U.S. Senator
John W. Daniel VA
U.S. Senator
Stephen M. White CA
Former U.S. Rep.
William J. Bryan NE
DNC Delegate
Arthur Sewall ME

Presidential Balloting

It had been clear from the first day of the convention that a silver ticket would be chosen. After Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech, it was unclear how easily he

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/09/1893
NameGrover Cleveland Votes277 (62.39%)
Term03/04/1893 - 03/04/1897 Margin132 (+29.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/11/1897
NameWilliam McKinley Votes271 (60.63%)
Term03/04/1897 - 03/04/1901 Margin95 (+21.25%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 01/11/1897
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

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Name Rep. William Jennings Bryan Rep. Richard Parks "Silver Dick" Bland Gov. Robert Emory Pattison Gov. Horace Boies Sen. Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn John Roll McLean Gov. Claude Matthews
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Certified Votes652 (48.30%) 291 (21.56%) 100 (7.41%) 85 (6.30%) 83 (6.15%) 54 (4.00%) 37 (2.74%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -361 (-26.74%) -552 (-40.89%) -567 (-42.00%) -569 (-42.15%) -598 (-44.30%) -615 (-45.56%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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Name Sen. Benjamin Ryan "Pitchfork" Tillman Vice President Adlai Ewing Stevenson Gov. Sylvester Pennoyer Sen. Henry M. Teller Gov. William Eustis Russell Gov. James E. Campbell Sen. David B. Hill
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Certified Votes17 (1.26%) 10 (0.74%) 8 (0.59%) 8 (0.59%) 2 (0.15%) 1 (0.07%) 1 (0.07%)
Margin-635 (-47.04%) -642 (-47.56%) -644 (-47.70%) -644 (-47.70%) -650 (-48.15%) -651 (-48.22%) -651 (-48.22%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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