Electing the President: Proceedings of the Democratic National Conventions, 1832-1988

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This collection includes the proceedings of the 1832-1988 Democratic National Conventions, providing gavel to gavel coverage, including speeches, debates, votes, and party platforms. Also included are lists of names of convention delegates and alternates. Records of the earliest proceedings are based in part on contemporary newspaper accounts.

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  • Much of the 19th century content is from newspapers and news reports.
  • Includes speeches, debates, votes, party platforms, and lists of names of convention delegates and alternates.