The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Brazoria County

Brazoria County Political Parties

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

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

Brazoria County Delegates
to National Party Conventions

Democratic National Conventions:
   1876, St. Louis: Joseph Bates
   1916, St. Louis: A. R. Rucks
   1928, Houston: M. S. Munson
   1940, Chicago: A. R. Rucks
   1948, Philadelphia: Mary Alexander — Jimmy Phillips
   1952, Chicago: Cleveland Davis
   1956, Chicago: Guy Crouch — John M. Moore, Jr.
   1964, Atlantic City: Mrs. W. D. Bebout — Jimmy Phillips
   1972, Miami Beach: Claude Broussard, Jr. — Harmon Hoot
   1980, New York: Gale R. Ortiz — Bobby G. Smith
   1996, Chicago: Beverly Dixon
   2004, Boston: Anne del Prado — Kay Bell Mudd — Alma Nolen
   2008, Denver: Brenda Edwards — Brenda S. Mann — Melanie Wilson-Lawson
Republican National Conventions:
   1912, Chicago: S. J. Haller
   1916, Chicago: R. A. Harvin
   1920, Chicago: Guy Huffman — A. B. Marshall
   1952, Chicago: Jeanne Overbaugh — Louis J. Quam
   1956, San Francisco: Jeanne Overbaugh
   1960, Chicago: David Evans
   1988, New Orleans: Joyce Aycock — Buster Brown — John Damon — Doris Williams
   2004, New York: Gordon Starkenburg
   2008, St. Paul: Anita Bargas — Sandy Golden — Christopher Harvey
   2012, Tampa: Marv Amerine — Pat Smajstrla
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