Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  US President
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1848 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 06, 1848 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 06, 1848 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1849 - 12:00am
Term End July 09, 1850 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedChronicler July 21, 2007 03:50pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Presidential Electors met in their respective state capitals on 12/6/1848 to cast the electoral votes.

Congress assembled in joint session on 2/14/1849 to count the electoral votes.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/04/1844
NameJames K. Polk Votes170 (61.82%)
Term03/04/1845 - 03/04/1849 Margin65 (+23.64%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won07/09/1850
NameMillard Fillmore Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/09/1850 - 03/04/1853 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 10, 1847 US President - Liberty Convention #1
Gerrit Smith
Lty 75
Sep 11, 1847 US President - Native American Convention
Zachary Taylor
NAP 1
Oct 21, 1847 US President - Liberty Convention #2
John Parker Hale
Lty 152
May 26, 1848 US President - D Convention
Lewis Cass, Sr.
D 311
Jun 09, 1848 US President - W Convention
Zachary Taylor
W 359
Jun 10, 1848 US President - Industrial Congress Convention
Gerrit Smith
Lty 1
Jun 15, 1848 US President - NLty Convention
Gerrit Smith
NLty 104
Jun 22, 1848 US President - FS Convention #1
Martin Van Buren
FS 1
Aug 10, 1848 US President - FS Convention #2
Martin Van Buren
FS 467
MAP
World Countries Map MAP

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Zachary Taylor Sen. Lewis Cass, Sr. President Martin Van Buren Gerrit Smith  
PartyWhig Democratic Free Soil Liberty  
Campaign Logo  
Uncertified Votes163 (56.21%) 127 (43.79%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -36 (-12.41%) -163 (-56.21%) -163 (-56.21%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website]  
Entry Date -- -- -- --  
Bar
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements  


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Mar 04, 1849 07:00pm Mar 04, 1849 07:00pm Inauguration 17th Presidential Inauguration (Taylor)  Chronicler 
Jul 09, 1850 07:00pm Jul 10, 1850 07:00pm Inauguration 18th Presidential Inauguration (Fillmore)  Chronicler 

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor

DISCUSSION