1880 Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention of 1880 met June 22 to 24 of that year, at the Cincinnati Music Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. George Hoadly served as temporary chairman and John W. Stevenson served as permanent president. Delegates nominated Winfield S. Hancock of Pennsylvania for President of the United States (on the second ballot) and William H. English of Indiana for Vice President of the United States (unanimously).

First Ballot for President

*Winfield S. Hancock: 171
*Thomas F. Bayard: 153.5
*Henry B. Payne: 81
*Allen G. Thurman: 68.5
*Stephen J. Field: 65
*William R. Morrison: 62
*Thomas A. Hendricks: 49.5
*Samuel J. Tilden: 38
*Thomas Ewing, Jr.: 10
*Horatio Seymour: 8
*Samuel J. Randall: 6
*William A. H. Loveland: 5
*Joseph E. McDonald: 2
*George B. McClellan: 2
*"Mr. Lothrop": 1
*Joel Parker: 1
*Jeremiah Black: 1
*Hugh J. Jewett: 1
*James E. English: 1

econd Ballot for President (after shifts)

*Winfield S. Hancock: 705
*Thomas A. Hendricks: 30
*Thomas F. Bayard: 2
*Samuel J. Tilden: 1

sequence
prev=1876
list=Democratic National Conventions
next=1884

ee also

*United States presidential election, 1880
*History of the United States Democratic Party

References

* " [http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC25852738 Official Proceedings of the National Democratic Convention Held in Cincinnati, O., June 22d, 23d, and 24th, 1880] "

External links

* [http://politicalgraveyard.com/parties/D/1880/index.html The Political Graveyard]
* [http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=29582 1880 Democratic Platform]


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