1916 Democratic Convention

Baltimore, MD

June 14 to 16, 1916

Nominated: Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey for President

Nominated: Thomas R Marshall of Indiana for Vice President

Woodrow Wilson was renominated with only one vote in opposition. The most famous line was stated by convention chairman Senator Ollie James of Kentucky when he stated:" Who would say that we can afford to to swap horses while crossing a bloody stream".