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  US President - POP Convention
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypePopulist Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1892 - 12:00pm
Polls Open July 02, 1892 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 05, 1892 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1893 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1897 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedRBH January 24, 2011 11:52am
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U. S. Elections
New York Times
Convention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris
Description The 1st Populist Party National Convention assembled in the Convention Hall Coliseum in Omaha NE. There were 1,300 delegates present.

The Populist Party was formed in 1891 to foster the interests of agriculture against the growing power of railroads.

The national convention nominated James B. Weaver IA for President as shown here. James G. Field VA was nominated for President over Benjamin S. Terrell TX by a vote of 733-554.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/14/1889
NameBenjamin Harrison Votes233 (58.10%)
Term03/04/1889 - 03/04/1893 Margin65 (+16.21%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/09/1893
NameGrover Cleveland Votes277 (62.39%)
Term03/04/1893 - 03/04/1897 Margin132 (+29.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 01/09/1893
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
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Name Rep. James B. Weaver Sen. James H. Kyle Others Seymour F. Norton Mann Page Secretary of Treasury Walter Q. Gresham Leonidas L. Polk
PartyPopulist Populist Populist Populist Populist Populist Populist
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Uncertified Votes995 (78.78%) 265 (20.98%) 1 (0.08%) 1 (0.08%) 1 (0.08%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -730 (-57.80%) -994 (-78.70%) -994 (-78.70%) -994 (-78.70%) -995 (-78.78%) -995 (-78.78%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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POP Mary Elizabeth Lease

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