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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1924 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1924 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1924 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1925 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1929 - 12:00pm
Turnout 27.44% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedRBH December 14, 2008 02:34am
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections, third edition
Description
Warren G. Harding wanted the United States to return to normalcy. In his first year in office, Harding scored a number of impressive successes. He reduced the wartime federal budget and established the Office of Management and Budget to help departments to modernize their budgeting processes. Since the USA did not ratify the Treaty of Versailles ending the World War, Harding opened negotiations with Germany; a new peace treaty was signed five months after he took office as President. Government control of railroads was drastically curbed, and Congress raised the tariff once again. In 1922, Harding was responsible for an international agreement to reduce armaments among the major powers and to limit the growth of armaments in the future.

Unfortunately, Harding’s administration is not known for its accomplishments. His campaign manager of 1920, Harry L. Daugherty, was appointed Attorney General; he developed a reputation for selling influence in the Harding administration. The new Secretary of the Interior, Albert Fall, was later convicted of receiving bribes for the leasing of the naval oil reserves at Teapot Dome (Wyoming) and Elk Hills (California).

Harding’s administration ended with a string of setbacks. The Democrats rebounded in the 1922 midterm elections, winning a larger share (though still a minority) of the two houses of Congress in addition to several governorships (including Vic Donahey’s win in Ohio). The western Republicans were more interested in the

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/1920
NameWarren G. Harding Votes16,153,115 (60.33%)
Term03/04/1921 - 03/04/1925 Margin7,020,023 (+26.22%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1928
NameHerbert Hoover Votes21,437,277 (58.22%)
Term03/04/1929 - 03/04/1933 Margin6,429,579 (+17.46%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jul 01, 1924 US President - D Primaries William Gibbs McAdoo
D 1,003,781
Jul 01, 1924 US President - R Primaries Calvin Coolidge
R 3,525,185
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CANDIDATES
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Name (I) President Calvin Coolidge Ambassador John W. Davis Sen. Robert Marion La Follette Herman P. Faris William Z. Foster Frank T. Johns Gilbert Owen Nations
PartyRepublican Democratic Progressive Prohibition Communist Socialist Labor American
Campaign Logo
Uncertified Votes15,719,921 (54.03%) 8,386,704 (28.82%) 4,832,532 (16.61%) 54,833 (0.19%) 38,080 (0.13%) 28,368 (0.10%) 24,215 (0.08%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -7,333,217 (-25.20%) -10,887,389 (-37.42%) -15,665,088 (-53.84%) -15,681,841 (-53.89%) -15,691,553 (-53.93%) -15,695,706 (-53.94%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand 10/30 $2,942,924.00 10/25 $-172,632.00 10/25 $14,699.00 $-- $-- $-- $--
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg46.14%-- 33.04%-- 15.93%-- 0.40%-- 0.18%-- 0.17%-- 0.48%--
Literary Digest 
09/01/24-11/01/24
56.50% -- 21.18% -- 21.31% -- 0.07% -- 0.20% -- 0.17% -- 0.52% --
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Name Socialist Party Others Party Leader William J. Wallace  
PartySocialist Independent Commonwealth Land  
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Uncertified Votes5,134 (0.02%) 4,638 (0.02%) 2,919 (0.01%)  
Margin-15,714,787 (-54.01%) -15,715,283 (-54.01%) -15,717,002 (-54.02%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.00%-- 0.00%-- -0.04%--  
Literary Digest 
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0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.05% --
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