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  US Vice President - D Convention
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > U.S. Vice President
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 0.01% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedChronicler April 06, 2013 08:02pm
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.
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. Note: the official total reported in the convention proceedings does not always reflect the sum of the state votes; the sum is reported in these numbers.

VP Balloting - DNC 1844
Contender 1st Ballot 2d Ballot 3d Ballot
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
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

CANDIDATES
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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 M. Johnson Charles Stewart
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website
Certified Votes230 (30.96%) 258 (34.72%) 107 (14.40%) 44 (5.92%) 39 (5.25%) 26 (3.50%) 23 (3.10%)
Margin-28 (-3.77%) 0 (0.00%) -151 (-20.32%) -214 (-28.80%) -219 (-29.48%) -232 (-31.22%) -235 (-31.63%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
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J Dr. Cynic
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Abstaining Gov. William L. Marcy  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
Website  
Certified Votes11 (1.48%) 5 (0.67%)  
Margin-247 (-33.24%) -253 (-34.05%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
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