He led on the first four ballots and never fell below second place.
At the Republican National Convention in 1920 he received a few votes on all ten ballots for president.
At the Democratic Convention for the nomination of a presidential candidate held at Baltimore in 1912, he led on 27 ballots, and had a clear majority on eight, but he was finally defeated by Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey.
In the Democratic convention, though he had a majority of the votes, he did not have the twothirds which the rule of the convention required, and after eight ballots his name was withdrawn.
third ballots showing a majority for his most serious competitor, M.
Still other states allow the grouping on one ballot of all the candidates of a single party, and there would be therefore as many separate ballots in such states as there were parties in the "field.
After a prolonged deadlock, extending through 38 ballots, he released his delegates, who swung to James M.
Yet it required four ballots in the national convention to overcome the reluctance of Webster's, Clay's and Scott's followers and secure the party nomination.
The first of these, increasing the pay per day to the members of the legislature and providing for longer sessions,' was declared lost by the official canvassers, but when (1886) the ballots had been recounted by the legislature it was declared adopted.
Grant - John Sherman of Ohio also having a considerable following - struggled through thirty-six ballots, when the friends of Blaine, combining with those of Sherman, succeeded in nominating General James A.
A faction among the managers of the Republican party attempted to secure his nomination for a third term as president, and in the convention at Chicago in June 1880 he received a vote exceeding 300 during 36 consecutive ballots.
At the Democratic National Convention in 1912 he swung his followers to Champ Clark, who led on the earlier ballots.
After a fierce electoral fight the Takkians were victors at the first polls, but were beaten at the second ballots.
At the Democratic National Convention in 1920 he had strong support for the presidential nomination, standing second on the first six ballots.
absentee ballots abroad.
In some states, voters said they had never received absentee ballots they had requested.
The remaining nine electors cast ballots for John Kerry.
But trial all-postal ballots in four English regions were hit by delays and some fraud allegations.
Pointed to the large number of spoiled ballots in London when multiple systems were used.
The county where I am from has very strict rules about sending absentee ballots abroad.
unison ballots NHS staff over privatization (25/07/06) Anger at plans to hand over NHS Logistics to DHL more.
feeder school ballots Most of the other grammar schools are grouped into 26 groups for feeder ballots.
News of ' transfer ballots ' will become commonplace.
consultative ballots among BBC members on a new pay offer.
Them folks who had given the matter a little thought handed the ballots back all crumpled up.
feeder school ballots.
grammar school ballots procedure.
BBC dispute hots up The background to the BBC's intransigence over Resources Ltd leading to strike ballots.
Ballot administration Workplace ballots are no longer lawful and consequently all industrial action ballots must be fully postal.
rigging the ballots and being improperly elected.
For eight-and-twenty ballots no change of any consequence was noticeable.
All six councilors strenuously denied rigging the ballots and being improperly elected.
Once the votes were in, the ballots were constructed to make up the People's Choice Awards official nominees.
Similar initiatives have appeared on other state ballots.
The teacher who received the most ballots over the course of the week will have to kiss an animal.
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