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OfficePresident
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1904 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 08, 1904 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 08, 1904 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1905 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1909 - 12:00pm
Turnout 17.74% Total Population
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedE Pluribus Unum June 30, 2018 02:17pm
Data SourcesCongressional Quarterly Guide to U S Elections, third edition
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Just a half year into his second term, President McKinley was shot by an anarchist in Buffalo NY while attending the Pan-American Exposition. After seven days of struggling, McKinley died. His VP, Theodore Roosevelt, was informed of the President’s death while on a family trip to the summit of Mount Marcy. He traveled to Buffalo and was inaugurated as president in Ansley Wilcox’s house the day after McKinley’s death.

The business sector was uneasy with Roosevelt’s elevation to the presidency, as he was regarded as being too progressive. Mark Hanna cautioned TR against pushing any anti-business agenda too soon. However, within a matter of a few months TR had decided to move against the trusts. Attorney General Philander C. Knox sought to dissolve the Northern Securities Company, a railroad monopoly in the northwest which was owned by J. P. Morgan. TR embarked on a tour of New England and the West in order to gather support for his case against Northern Securities. He was successful in winning his first anti-trust case.

President Roosevelt developed a tough foreign policy as well. When the European powers wanted to punish Venezuela and Santo Domingo, TR stepped in to support the underdog nations. His “speak softly and carry a big stick” policy was not limited to curtailing European influence in the Americas. When TR tried to prepare a treaty with Columbia to grant the US a right-of-way across the isthmus of Panama for a canal (which the Columbian government re

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1900
NameWilliam McKinley Votes7,218,039 (51.67%)
Term03/04/1901 - 03/04/1905 Margin859,694 (+6.15%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/03/1908
NameWilliam Howard Taft Votes7,676,258 (51.58%)
Term03/04/1909 - 03/04/1913 Margin1,269,457 (+8.53%)
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Name (I) President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt Chief Judge Alton B. Parker Eugene V. Debs Silas C. Swallow Rep. Thomas E. Watson Charles Hunter Corregan Austin Holcomb
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Uncertified Votes7,626,593 (56.41%) 5,082,898 (37.60%) 402,489 (2.98%) 258,596 (1.91%) 114,051 (0.84%) 33,156 (0.25%) 826 (0.01%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,543,695 (-18.82%) -7,224,104 (-53.44%) -7,367,997 (-54.50%) -7,512,542 (-55.57%) -7,593,437 (-56.17%) -7,625,767 (-56.41%)
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