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  US President - National Dem Convention
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1896 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open September 02, 1896 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close September 03, 1896 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1897 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1901 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler November 25, 2005 02:33pm
Data SourcesOhio Elects the President, p. 66.
Description The National Democratic Party held its convention in Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis IN. There were 888 delegates present from 41 states and territories.

The convention nominated John M. Palmer IL for President on the first ballot (as seen here) and Simon B. Buckner KY for VP. The latter was nominated unanimously.

1st ballot for President:
--John M. Palmer IL 769.5
--Edward S. Bragg WI 112.5

The Democrats attending this convention represented the Cleveland, or Gold, wing of the party (sometimes also called the Sound Money Democrats). In some states, presidential electors ran under various other party names, including the Gold Democrats and Jeffersonian.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/09/1893
NameGrover Cleveland Votes277 (62.39%)
Term03/04/1893 - 03/04/1897 Margin132 (+29.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/11/1897
NameWilliam McKinley Votes271 (60.63%)
Term03/04/1897 - 03/04/1901 Margin95 (+21.25%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 01/11/1897
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Name Sen. John McAuley Palmer Ambassador Edward Stuyvesant Bragg  
PartyNational Democrat National Democrat  
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Uncertified Votes770 (87.20%) 113 (12.80%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -657 (-74.41%)  
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