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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeIndependence Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1908 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open July 27, 1908 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close July 29, 1908 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1909 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1913 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH July 27, 2008 03:44am
Data SourcesNew York Times 7/29/1908
Description The only Independence Party National Convention was held in Orchestra Hall in Chicago IL. There were roughly 930 delegates. The first ballot for President: Thomas L. Hisgen 396, John T. Graves 213, Milton W. Howard 200, Lyon 71, and William R. Hearst 49. Hisgen was nominated on the third ballot: Hisgen 831, Howard 38, Graves 7, Hearst 2. Graves was selected to run for Vice President.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/09/1905
NameTheodore "Teddy" Roosevelt Votes336 (70.59%)
Term03/04/1905 - 03/04/1909 Margin196 (+41.18%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/11/1909
NameWilliam Howard Taft Votes321 (66.46%)
Term03/04/1909 - 03/04/1913 Margin159 (+32.92%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 01/11/1909
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Name Thomas L. Hisgen John T. Graves Rep. Milford W. Howard Reuben R. Lyon Party Leader William Randolph Hearst  
PartyIndependence Independence Independence Independence Independence  
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Uncertified Votes831 (60.92%) 213 (15.62%) 200 (14.66%) 71 (5.21%) 49 (3.59%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -618 (-45.31%) -631 (-46.26%) -760 (-55.72%) -782 (-57.33%)  
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