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Elko County

Elko County Political Parties

Democratic Party chairs in Elko County: [none currently in database]

Republican Party chairs in Elko County: [none currently in database]

Elko County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1912, Baltimore: Phil S. Triplett
   1916, St. Louis: Robert W. Hesson
   1924, New York: Patrick A. McCarran — George B. Thatcher
   1928, Houston: Charles B. Henderson
   1940, Chicago: John E. Robbins — W. B. Tavelle
   1944, Chicago: John Di Grazia — J. F. McElroy — John E. Robbins — George L. Swartz
   1948, Philadelphia: John E. Robbins
   1952, Chicago: R. C. Ellis — Frank Guinn — Paul Lyon
   1956, Chicago: Herbert Covington — Frank Guinn — Jean Hunter — J. F. McElroy — Pearl McElroy — Bette Sawyer — F. Grant Sawyer
   2008, Denver: Lance Whitney
Republican National Conventions:
   1896, St. Louis: C. H. Sproule
   1900, Philadelphia: A. Bruce
   1908, Chicago: George B. Russell
   1912, Chicago: Mel Badt
   1916, Chicago: Mel Badt — H. U. Castle
   1920, Chicago: B. F. Curler — W. S. Dupont
   1924, Cleveland: Tracy Fairchild
   1928, Kansas City: W. W. Manning — A. Clyde Stringham
   1932, Chicago: Ira S. Pearce
   1944, Chicago: Albert Supp — William B. Wright
   1952, Chicago: Newton Crumley — Orville Wilson
   1956, San Francisco: Edith Green
   1960, Chicago: M. E. Lundberg
   1972, Miami Beach: Leo J. Puccinelli
   2004, New York: Nancy Ernaut
   2008, St. Paul: Reece Keener
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