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  US President - PRB Convention
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
Type Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1896 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 27, 1896 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 28, 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 02:45pm
Data SourcesOhio Elects the President, p. 66.
Description The 7th Prohibition Party National Convention assembled in Exposition Hall, Pittsburgh PA. During the discussion of the party platform, many of the silver delegates bolted and organized a National Prohibition Party. The convention voted not to endorse free silver in the platform by a margin of 650-160. During the convention, the "Broad Gauge" delegates favored including the silver plank, while the "Narrow Gauge" delegates wanted to limit the platform to issues of alcohol.

The convention nominated Joshua Levering MD for President and Hale Johnson IL for VP. The presidential nomination was unanimous.
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 Joshua Levering  
PartyProhibition  
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Uncertified Votes1 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
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