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ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

U.S. Executive

Race Type

Primary Election

Filing Deadline

1/1/2004 12:00 pm

Polls Open

7/26/2004 6:00 am

Polls Close

7/29/2004 8:00 pm

Term Starts

1/20/2005 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/20/2009 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 8/3/2004, Updated 5/24/2009

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

12/18/2000

Term

2001-2005

Winner

George W. Bush

Party

Republican

Votes

271

Percent

50.37%


NEXT ELECTION

Election date

12/13/2004

Term

2005-2009

Winner

George W. Bush

Party

Republican *

Votes

286

Percent

53.16%


NARRATIVE

44th Democratic National Convention, 2004

Chairman
Keynote Speaker
Presidential Nominee
Vice Presidential Nominee
Governor
Bill Richardson NM
U.S. Senate Nominee
Barack H. Obama IL
U.S. Senator
John F. Kerry MA
U.S. Senator
John R. Edwards NC

Overview

At the 44th Democratic National Convention, Sen. John F. Kerry was nominated for US President to run against President George W. Bush, and Sen. John R. Edwards was nominated as the Vice Presidential nominee.

Recap of the Democratic Primaries

In the Democratic primaries of 2004, Sen. Kerry won 46 state primaries and caucuses. He became the presumptive nominee after sweeping Super Tuesday, after which his only major opponent, Sen. Edwards, withdrew (3/3/04).

National Convention Venue

The convention was held in the Fleet Center in Boston MA. Constructed in 1995, the Fleet Center was located in the north part of Boston, just off I-93. The building was renamed the TD Banknorth Garden in 2005 and heavily modified in 2006.

The website of the convention is still active, though portions have been updated since 2004.


DEBATES

EVENTS

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

7/29/2004 6:00 am

Speech

John Kerry Acceptance Speech DNC 2004


MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

Sen. John Kerry
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/0000

4,255
99.14%

Rep. Dennis Kucinich
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/0000

37
0.86%

 

Al Sharpton
(Democratic)
Announced 11/30/2003
Withdrew 11/30/0000

0
0.00%

 

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