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OfficePresident
TypeWhig Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1848 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 07, 1848 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 09, 1848 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1849 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1853 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler February 22, 2008 10:23pm
Data SourcesConvention Decisions and Voting Records - Bain & Parris

Most votes received by candidates for party presidential nomination, up to the point where a nominee was determined. Vote totals are rounded up to the next whole number.
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3d Whig National Convention, 1848

Temporary Chairman
Permanent Chairman
Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
John A. Collier NY
Former Gov.
John M. Morehead NC
General
Zachary Taylor LA
Former U.S. Rep. Millard Fillmore NY

The 3d Whig Party National Convention assembled in the Chinese Museum Building in Philadelphia. All states were represented except Texas (although delegates from Louisiana were allowed to cast the vote of Texas).

Temporary Chairman: John A. Collier NY

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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 Won12/06/1848
NameZachary Taylor Votes163 (56.21%)
Term03/04/1849 - 07/09/1850 Margin36 (+12.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President 12/06/1848
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Name Zachary Taylor Sen. Henry Clay Commanding General Winfield Scott Sen. Daniel Webster Sen. John Middleton Clayton Supreme Court Justice John McLean  
PartyWhig Whig Whig Whig Whig Whig  
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Uncertified Votes171 (47.63%) 97 (27.02%) 63 (17.55%) 22 (6.13%) 4 (1.11%) 2 (0.56%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -74 (-20.61%) -108 (-30.08%) -149 (-41.50%) -167 (-46.52%) -169 (-47.08%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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