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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeNational Liberty Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1848 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 14, 1848 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close June 15, 1848 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1849 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1853 - 12:00pm
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedThomas Walker April 19, 2007 10:57am
Data SourcesProceedings of the National Liberty Party convention.
Description The National Liberty Party National Convention assembled in a large tent at the corner of Eagle and Ellicott Streets in Buffalo NY. There were 104 delegates present when the ballot for President was taken, but by the time the VP ballot began, twenty of them had left. Gerrit Smith was nominated for President as shown below, and Charles C. Foote was nominated for VP with 44 votes to 40 scattering.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won12/04/1844
NameJames K. Polk Votes170 (61.82%)
Term03/04/1845 - 03/04/1849 Margin65 (+23.64%)
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  PartyWhig Won12/06/1848
NameZachary Taylor Votes163 (56.21%)
Term03/04/1849 - 07/09/1850 Margin36 (+12.41%)
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RaceUS President 12/06/1848
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Name Gerrit Smith Beriah Green Frederick Douglass Charles C. Foote Amos A. Sampson  
PartyNational Liberty National Liberty National Liberty National Liberty National Liberty  
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Uncertified Votes99 (95.19%) 2 (1.92%) 1 (0.96%) 1 (0.96%) 1 (0.96%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -97 (-93.27%) -98 (-94.23%) -98 (-94.23%) -98 (-94.23%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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