National Nominating Conventions

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The Republican convention of 1928, called to meet at Kansas City, June 12, will be the ninteenth national convention held by the Republican party for the nomination of candidates for the presidency and the vice-presidency since its organization in 1854. The Democratic convention, scheduled to convene at Houston, June 26 - two weeks after the date set for the meeting of the Republican convention - will be the twenty-fifth national convention in the history of the Democratic party. In only three presidential years since the Republican party came into being - 1856, 1860 and 1888 -has the Democratic convention been held in advance of the Republican national convention.

On July 10, 1928 - two weeks after the meeting of the Democratic convention - the Prohibition ...

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