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Sites Through the Ages

The following are the sites for the 43 presidential nominating conventions held by the Democratic Party, including this year's event in Los Angeles. Both conventions held in Los Angeles are in bold.

 
Year City Year City
1832Baltimore1920San Francisco
1835 *Baltimore1924New York
1840Baltimore1928Houston
1844Baltimore1932Chicago
1848Baltimore1936Philadelphia
1852Baltimore1940Chicago
1856Cincinnati1944Chicago
1860 **Charleston, S.C.1948Philadelphia
 Baltimore 
1864 Chicago1952Chicago
1868New York1956Chicago
1872Baltimore1960Los Angeles
1876St. Louis1964Atlantic City, N.J.
1880Cincinnati1968Chicago
1884Chicago1972Miami Beach
1888St. Louis1976New York
1892Chicago1980New York
1896Chicago1984San Francisco
1900Kansas City1988Atlanta
1904St. Louis1992New York
1908 Denver1992New York
1912Baltimore1996Chicago
1916St. Louis2000Los Angeles

* The Democratic ticket for the 1836 election was nominated in May 1835.
** After the scheduled 1860 convention in Charleston deadlocked, the Democratic Party reconvened in Baltimore.

Source: Congressional Quarterty

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