Democratic Convention History

Past Host Cities, Presidential and Vice Presidential Nominees


July 26-29, 2004 Boston -- Presidential Nominee: John Kerry; V.P. Nominee: John Edwards.
Aug. 14-17, 2000 Los Angeles -- Presidential Nominee: Al Gore: V.P. Nominee: Joe Lieberman
Aug. 26-29, 1996 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Bil Clinton; V.P. Nominee: Al Gore
July 13-16, 1992 New York: Presidential Nominee: Bil Clinton; V.P. Nominee: Al Gore
July 18-21, 1988 Atlanta: Presidential Nominee: Michael S. Dukakis; V.P. Nominee: Llyod Benson
July 16-19, 1984 San Francisco: Presidential Nominee: Walter F. Mondale; V.P. Nominee: Geraldine Ferraro
Aug. 11-14, 1980 New York: Presidential Nominee: Jimmy Carter; V.P. Nominee: Walter Mondale

July 12-15, 1976 New York: Presidential Nominee: Jimmy Carter; V.P. Nominee: Walter Mondale
July 10-13, 1972 Miami Beach: Presidential Nominee: Jimmy Carter; V.P. Nominee: Walter Mondale

Aug. 26-29, 1968 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Hubert H. Humphrey; V.P. Nominee: Edmund S. Muskie
Aug. 24-27, 1964 Atlantic City: Presidential Nominee: Lyndon B. Johnson; V.P. Nominee: Hubert H. Humphrey
July 11-15, 1960 Los Angeles: Presidential Nominee: John F. Kennedy; V.P. Nominee: Lyndon B. Johnson
Aug. 13-17, 1956 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Adlai Stevenson; V.P. Nominee: Estes Kefauver
July 21-26, 1952 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Adlai Stevenson; V.P. Nominee: John Sparkman
July 12-14, 1948 Philadelphia: Presidential Nominee: Harry Truman; V.P. Nominee: Alben Barkley
July 12-14, 1948 Philadelphia: Presidential Nominee: Harry Truman; V.P. Nominee: Alben Barkley
July 19-21, 1944 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Franklin Roosevelt; V.P. Nominee: Harry Truman
July 19-21, 1944 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Franklin Roosevelt; V.P. Nominee: Harry Truman
June 23-27, 1936 Philly: Presidential Nominee: Franklin Roosevelt; V.P. Nominee: John N. Garner
June 23-27, 1936 Philly: Presidential Nominee: Franklin Roosevelt; V.P. Nominee: John N. Garner
June 27-July 2, 1932 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Franklin Roosevelt; V.P. Nominee: John N. Garner
June 26-29, 1928 Houston: Presidential Nominee: Alfred E. Smith; V.P. Nominee: Joseph T. Robinson
June 24-June 10, 1924 New York: Presidential Nominee: John Davis; V.P. Nominee: Charles W. Bryan
June 28-July 6, 1920 San Francisco: Presidential Nominee: James Cox; V.P. Nominee: Franklin Roosevelt
June 14-16, 1916 St. Louis: Presidential Nominee: Woodrow Wilson; V.P. Nominee: Thomas R. Marshall
June 25-July 2, 1912 Baltimore: Presidential Nominee: Woodrow Wilson; V.P. Nominee: Thomas R. Marshall
July 7-10, 1908 Denver: Presidential Nominee: William J. Bryan; V.P. Nominee: John W. Kern
July 6-9, 1904 St. Louis: Presidential Nominee: Alton B. Parker; V.P. Nominee: Henry G. Davis
July 4-9, 1900 Kansas City: Presidential Nominee: William J. Bryan; V.P. Nominee: Adlai E. Stevenson
June 7-11, 1896 Kansas City: Presidential Nominee: William J. Bryan; V.P. Nominee: Arthur Sewall
June 21-23, 1892 Kansas City: Presidential Nominee: Grover Cleveland; V.P. Nominee: Adlai Stevenson
June 5-7, 1888 St. Louis: Presidential Nominee: Grover Cleveland; V.P. Nominee: Allen G. Thurmond
July 8-11, 1884 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: Grover Cleveland; V.P. Nominee: Thomas A. Hendricks
June 22-24, 1880 Cincinnati: Presidential Nominee: Winfield S. Hancock; V.P. Nominee: William H. English
June 27-29, 1876 St. Louis: Presidential Nominee: Samuel J. Tilden; V.P. Nominee: Thomas A. Hendricks
July 9-10, 1872 Baltimore: Presidential Nominee: Horace Greeley; V.P. Nominee: Benjamin G. Brown
July 9-10, 1868 New York: Presidential Nominee: Horatio Seymour; V.P. Nominee: Francis P. Blair
Aug. 29-31, 1864 Chicago: Presidential Nominee: George B. McClellan; V.P. Nominee: George H. Pendleton
April 23-May4; June 18-23, 1860 Charleston/Baltimore (Deadlocked): Presidential Nominee: Stephen A. Douglas; V.P. Nominee: Benjamin Fitzpatrick
June 2-6, 1856 Cincinnati: Presidential Nominee: James Buchanan; V.P. Nominee: John C. Breckinridge
June 1-5, 1852 Baltimore: Presidential Nominee: Franklin Pierce; V.P. Nominee: William R. Ring
May 22-25, 1848 Baltimore: Presidential Nominee: Lewis Cass; V.P. Nominee: William O. Butler
May 27-29, 1844 Baltimore: Presidential Nominee: James K. Polk; V.P. Nominee: George M. Dallas
May 5-6, 1840 Baltimore: Presidential Nominee: Martin Van Buren; V.P. Nominee: None
May 20-23, 1835 Baltimore: Presidential Nominee: Martin Van Buren; V.P. Nominee: Richard M. Johnson
Baltimore, 1832 Baltimore: Presidential Nominee: Andrew Jackson; V.P. Nominee: Martin Van Buren


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