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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeWhig Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1844 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 01, 1844 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 01, 1844 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1845 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1849 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler July 21, 2007 03:36pm
Data SourcesConvention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris
Description The 2d Whig Party National Convention was held in the Universalist Church Building in Baltimore MD. There were 275 delegates present, representing all states.

Temporary Chairman: Andrew F. Hopkins AL

Permanent Chairman: Ambrose Spencer NY

Henry Clay KY was nominated unanimously for President on the first ballot.

Theodore Frelinghuysen NJ was nominated for VP by a vote of 155 to 76 for John Davis MA, 40 for Millard Fillmore NY, and 2 not voting.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won04/06/1841
NameJohn Tyler Votes1 (100.00%)
Term04/06/1841 - 03/04/1845 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/04/1844
NameJames Knox Polk Votes170 (61.82%)
Term03/04/1845 - 03/04/1849 Margin65 (+23.64%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/04/1844
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Name Sen. Henry Clay  
PartyWhig  
Uncertified Votes275 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
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