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Presidential Conventions Quiz

Well, it's that time again! Where have the major party conventions been held since 1832?
Before 1832, candidates were chosen by party caucuses. Only the two major parties are listed here.....sorry!
Last updated: July 07, 2012
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Year
Democratic Candidate
City
Republican Candidate
City
2012
Barack Obama
Charlotte
Mitt Romney
Tampa
2008
Barack Obama
Denver
John McCain
St. Paul
2004
John Kerry
Boston
George W. Bush
New York City
2000
Al Gore
Los Angeles
George W. Bush
Philadelphia
1996
Bill Clinton
Chicago
Robert Dole
San Diego
1992
Bill Clinton
New York City
George H.W. Bush
Houston
1988
Michael Dukakis
Atlanta
George H.W. Bush
New Orleans
1984
Walter F. Mondale
San Francisco
Ronald Reagan
Dallas
1980
Jimmy Carter
New York City
Ronald Reagan
Detroit
1976
Jimmy Carter
New York City
Gerald R. Ford
Kansas City
1972
George S. McGovern
Miami Beach
Richard M. Nixon
Miami Beach
1968
Hubert H. Humphrey
Chicago
Richard M. Nixon
Miami Beach
1964
Lyndon B. Johnson
Atlantic City
Barry Goldwater
San Francisco
1960
John F. Kennedy
Los Angeles
Richard M. Nixon
Chicago
1956
Adlai E. Stevenson II
Chicago
Dwight D. Eisenhower
San Francisco
1952
Adlai E. Stevenson II
Chicago
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Chicago
1948
Harry S Truman
Philadelphia
Thomas E. Dewey
Philadelphia
1944
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Chicago
Thomas E. Dewey
Chicago
1940
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Chicago
Wendell Willkie
Philadelphia
1936
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Philadelphia
Alfred M. Landon
Cleveland
1932
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Chicago
Herbert Hoover
Chicago
1928
Alfred E. Smith
Houston
Herbert Hoover
Kansas City
1924
John W. Davis
New York City
Calvin Coolidge
Cleveland
1920
James M. Cox
San Francisco
Warren G. Harding
Chicago
1916
Woodrow Wilson
St. Louis
Charles Evans Hughes
Chicago
1912
Woodrow Wilson
Baltimore
William Howard Taft
Chicago
1908
William Jennings Bryan
Denver
William Howard Taft
Chicago
1904
Alton B. Parker
St. Louis
Theodore Roosevelt
Chicago
1900
William Jennings Bryan
Kansas City
William McKinley
Philadelphia
1896
William Jennings Bryan
Chicago
William McKinley
St. Louis
1892
Grover Cleveland
Chicago
Benjamin Harrison
Minneapolis
1888
Grover Cleveland
St. Louis
Benjamin Harrison
Chicago
1884
Grover Cleveland
Chicago
James G. Blaine
Chicago
1880
Winfield S. Hancock
Cincinnati
James Garfield
Chicago
1876
Samuel J. Tilden
St. Louis
Rutherford B. Hayes
Cincinnati
1872
Horace Greeley
Baltimore
Ulysses S. Grant
Philadelphia
1868
Horatio Seymour
New York City
Ulysses S. Grant
Chicago
1864
George B. McClellan
Chicago
Abraham Lincoln
Baltimore
1860
John C. Breckenridge
Charleston
Abraham Lincoln
Chicago
1860
Stephen A. Douglas
Baltimore
 
 
1856
James Buchanan
Cincinnati
John C. Fremont
Philadelphia
Year
Democratic Candidate
City
Whig Candidate
City
1852
Franklin Pierce
Baltimore
Winfield Scott
Baltimore
1848
Lewis Cass
Baltimore
Zachary Taylor
Baltimore
1844
James K. Polk
Baltimore
Henry Clay
Baltimore
1840
Martin Van Buren
Baltimore
William H. Harrison
Harrisburg
1836
Martin Van Buren
Baltimore
no national candidate
Columbus
1832
Andrew Jackson
Baltimore
Henry Clay
Baltimore
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