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OfficePresident
TypeSocialist Primary Election
Filing Deadline May 01, 1908 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 10, 1908 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 14, 1908 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1909 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1913 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedRBH January 24, 2011 07:33pm
Data SourcesProceedings of the Socialist Party National Convention of 1908.
Description The second Socialist Party National Convention assembled in Brand's Hall in Chicago IL. There were 219 delegates present. Eugene V. Debs was nominated for President on the first ballot as seen below. Benjamin Hanford NY was nominated for VP on the first ballot with 106 votes; other candidates included Seymour Stedman 42, May W. Simons 20, John W. Slayton PA 15, and two scattering.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won01/09/1905
NameTheodore "Teddy" Roosevelt Votes336 (70.59%)
Term03/04/1905 - 03/04/1909 Margin196 (+41.18%)
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  PartyRepublican Won01/11/1909
NameWilliam Howard Taft Votes321 (66.46%)
Term03/04/1909 - 03/04/1913 Margin159 (+32.92%)
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RaceUS President 01/11/1909
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Name Eugene V. Debs James F. Carey Carl D. Thompson Algie M. Simons  
PartySocialist Socialist Socialist Socialist  
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Uncertified Votes159 (80.30%) 16 (8.08%) 14 (7.07%) 9 (4.55%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -143 (-72.22%) -145 (-73.23%) -150 (-75.76%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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