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  US President - Liberty Convention
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive
OfficePresident
TypeLiberty Primary Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 1844 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open August 30, 1843 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close August 31, 1843 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start March 04, 1845 - 12:00pm
Term End March 04, 1849 - 12:00pm
Turnout 0.00% Total Population
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifiedChronicler December 23, 2004 04:25pm
Data SourcesBuffalo Daily Courier & Economist, 9/1/1843.
Description The 2d Liberty Party National Convention assembled in a tent in front of the court house in Buffalo NY. Leicester King OH was the chairman of the convention. There were 148 delegates present from 12 states. The national ticket, nominated unanimously, was James G. Birney for President and Thomas Morris for Vice-President.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyWhig Won04/06/1841
NameJohn Tyler Votes1 (100.00%)
Term04/06/1841 - 03/04/1845 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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  PartyDemocratic Won12/04/1844
NameJames K. Polk Votes170 (61.82%)
Term03/04/1845 - 03/04/1849 Margin65 (+23.64%)
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RaceUS President 12/04/1844
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Name James G. Birney  
PartyLiberty  
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Uncertified Votes148 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
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