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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeWhig Primary Election
Filing Deadline December 01, 1839 - 12:00pm
Polls Open December 04, 1839 - 06:00am
Polls Close December 07, 1839 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1841 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1845 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler May 23, 2009 07:31am
Data SourcesState by state balloting was printed in the newspaper the Farmer's Cabinet on 12/13/1839.

Most votes received by candidates for party presidential nomination, up to the point where a nominee was determined.
Description

1st Whig National Convention, 1840

Temporary Chairman
Permanent Chairman
Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
Former U.S. Rep
Isaac C. Bates MA
Former Sen.
James Barbour VA
Former Sen.
William Henry Harrison OH
Former Sen.
John Tyler VA

Whig Party in the Van Buren Administration

In the election of 1836, Martin Van Buren was elected President of the United States. Elections for the Congress of 1837-1839 showed a significant shift in each chamber. The De

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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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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Ambassador William Henry Harrison Sen. Henry Clay Winfield Scott  
PartyWhig Whig Whig  
Website  
Certified Votes148 (46.40%) 103 (32.29%) 68 (21.32%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -45 (-14.11%) -80 (-25.08%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D John Tyler
LBT Silver Dime
I TX_Socialist
FWP CBlock941
IndP 6921
J Dr. Cynic
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
 

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