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  US President - FS Convention
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline August 01, 1852 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 11, 1852 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 12, 1852 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1853 - 12:00am
Term End March 04, 1857 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler July 26, 2007 01:53pm
Data SourcesPittsburgh Evening Chronicle, 8/12/1852.
Description The second Free Soil Party National Convention assembled in the Masonic Hall in Pittsburgh PA. There were 208 delegates.

Chairman: Henry Wilson MA

John P. Hale NH was nominated for President on the first ballot as shown here. George W. Julian IN was nominated for VP on the second ballot over Samuel Lewis OH and Joshua R. Giddings OH.

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won07/09/1850
NameMillard Fillmore Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/09/1850 - 03/04/1853 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/01/1852
NameFranklin Pierce Votes254 (85.81%)
Term03/04/1853 - 03/04/1857 Margin212 (+71.62%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/01/1852
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Name Sen. John Parker Hale Scattering  
PartyFree Soil  
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Uncertified Votes192 (92.31%) 16 (7.69%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -176 (-84.62%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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