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OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline May 01, 1844 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 27, 1844 - 06:00am
Polls Close May 30, 1844 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1845 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1849 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedChronicler November 04, 2006 09:58pm
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 George M. Dallas was nominated for Vice President on the third ballot. Silas Wright had been nominated on the first ballot but declined to run.

VP Balloting - DNC 1844
George M. Dallas PA 0 13 230
Silas Wright NY 258 0 0
John Fairfield ME 0 107 30
Levi P. Woodbury NH 8 44 6
Lewis Cass MI 0 39 0
Richard M. Johnson KY 0 26 0
Charles Stewart 0 23 0
Abstaining 0 11 0
William L. Marcy 0 5 0

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won11/03/1840
NameJohn Tyler Votes234 (79.59%)
Term03/04/1841 - 03/03/1845 Margin186 (+63.27%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1844
NameGeorge M. Dallas Votes170 (61.82%)
Term03/04/1845 - 03/03/1849 Margin65 (+23.64%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS Vice President 11/05/1844
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Name Ambassador George M. Dallas Sen. Silas Wright Sen. John Fairfield Sen. Levi P. Woodbury Ambassador Lewis Cass, Sr. Vice President Richard Mentor Johnson Charles Stewart
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Uncertified Votes220 (30.77%) 256 (35.80%) 107 (14.97%) 44 (6.15%) 39 (5.46%) 26 (3.64%) 23 (3.22%)
Margin-36 (-5.03%) 0 (0.00%) -149 (-20.84%) -212 (-29.65%) -217 (-30.35%) -230 (-32.17%) -233 (-32.59%)
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