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   Benton Democrat

PARTY INFORMATION

Abbreviation

BnD

Website

Link

Country

United States

Founded

00/00/0000

Disbanded

Active

Priority

0

Database Record

Posted 3/8/2005, Updated 10/18/2007

Historic Overview

Thomas Hart Benton's declaration of oppositon to slavery led to a split of Democrats in Missouri into Pro-Benton and Anti-Benton camps for several elections. Congressmen elected as Benton Democrats include John S. Phelps, Thomas Hart Benton, and Francis Blair. Phelps went on to serve as a Democrat and an Anti-Benton Democrat. Benton served one term before losing in 1854. Blair was elected as a Benton Democrat in 1856, and was a Republican by 1858.


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RECENT CANDIDATES

7/3/1965

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Thomas Hart Benton

0.00%

7/3/1960

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Thomas Hart Benton

0.00%

7/3/1955

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Thomas Hart Benton

0.00%

7/3/1920

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Thomas Hart Benton

0.04%

7/3/1915

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Thomas Hart Benton

0.05%

7/3/1910

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Thomas Hart Benton

0.56%

7/3/1905

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Thomas Hart Benton

0.45%

7/3/1900

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Thomas Hart Benton

0.37%

11/30/1897

Statuary Hall - Missouri

Thomas Hart Benton

100.00%

12/7/1857

US House Speaker

Francis Preston Blair, Jr.

0.44%

8/4/1856

MO Governor

Thomas Hart Benton

23.97%

8/4/1856

MO District 1

Francis Preston Blair, Jr.

43.84%

8/4/1856

MO District 4

Shelton J. Howe

2.44%

8/4/1856

MO District 5

Thomas L. Price

26.00%

8/4/1856

MO District 6

P. B. Larrimore

0.66%

8/4/1856

MO District 7

John D. Stephenson

16.30%

8/7/1854

MO District 4

Shelton J. Howe

19.08%

8/7/1854

MO District 5

Thomas L. Price

35.50%

8/7/1854

MO District 6

Waldo Porter Johnson

48.90%

8/7/1854

MO District 1

Thomas Hart Benton

45.84%

8/7/1854

MO District 2

Tully Cornick

45.86%

8/1/1853

MO District 7

Albert Jackson

22.77%

8/1/1853

MO District 7

Fermin A. Rosier

15.68%

8/2/1852

MO District 4

Austin Augustus King

26.02%

8/2/1852

MO District 1

Thomas Hart Benton

45.37%

8/5/1850

MO District 4

James B. Gardenhire

25.61%

8/5/1850

MO District 1

Fermin A. Rosier

31.00%

8/5/1850

MO District 2

Ezra Hunt

2.06%

8/5/1850

MO District 5

John S. Phelps

50.03%


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