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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:35 AM

Question about D and R candidates

In the last two elections the repubs ran two candidates who had run for Prez previously unsuccessfully. McCain lost and I truly believe Mitty will. Has either party run a candidate twice or more who eventually won?

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Happyhippychick Oct 2012 OP
BainsBane Oct 2012 #1
Motown_Johnny Oct 2012 #3
PoliticAverse Oct 2012 #2

Response to Happyhippychick (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:38 AM

1. Richard Nixon

lost in 1960 before eventually being elected in 1968.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:42 AM

3. he only lost the once, the question seems to be if someone won after losing twice

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Response to Happyhippychick (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:41 AM

2. Reagan finished 3nd in 1968, 2nd (to Ford) in 1976 and then was successful in 1980...

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