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OfficeVice President
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1852 - 12:00pm
Polls Open June 01, 1852 - 06:00am
Polls Close June 05, 1852 - 08:00pm
Term Start March 04, 1853 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1857 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH April 17, 2011 11:05pm
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. Vote totals are rounded up to the next whole number.
Description The Vice Presidential Ballots

Delegates to the 6th Democratic National Convention nominated William R.D. King for Vice President on the second ballot. His name was placed in nomination by the Maine delegation. On the first ballot, King led with 43% of the delegate votes. His nearest competitor had just 10%. The following table sets forth the interesting sectional results of the first ballot:
ContenderNorthSouth West
William R.D. King 73520
Others376056

King was nominated on the second ballot nearly unanimously.
ContenderFirst Ballot2d
William R.D. King AL125277
S.U. Downs300
John B. Weller280
David R. Atchison250
Gideon J. Pillow250
Robert Strange230
William O. Butler130
Thomas J. Rusk130
Jefferson Davis211
Others40

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won11/07/1848
NameMillard Fillmore Votes163 (56.21%)
Term03/04/1849 - 03/03/1853 Margin36 (+12.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1852
NameWilliam Rufus de Vane King Votes254 (85.81%)
Term03/04/1853 - 04/18/1853 Margin212 (+71.62%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS Vice President 11/02/1852
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Name President Pro Tempore William Rufus de Vane King Sen. Solomon Weathersbee Downs Sen. John B. Weller Sen. David R. Atchison Gideon J. Pillow Sen. Robert Strange Rep. William Orlando Butler
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Uncertified Votes277 (61.69%) 30 (6.68%) 28 (6.24%) 25 (5.57%) 25 (5.57%) 23 (5.12%) 13 (2.90%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -247 (-55.01%) -249 (-55.46%) -252 (-56.12%) -252 (-56.12%) -254 (-56.57%) -264 (-58.80%)
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Name Sen. Thomas J. Rusk Sen. Jefferson Davis Gov. Howell Cobb Abstaining  
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Independent  
Uncertified Votes13 (2.90%) 11 (2.45%) 2 (0.45%) 2 (0.45%)  
Margin-264 (-58.80%) -266 (-59.24%) -275 (-61.25%) -275 (-61.25%)  
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