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DemoDemoCratCrat Donating Member (136 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-21-06 02:44 PM
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35. Nixon, 1972
Lived to regret that one!
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  -What was the first Presidential election you voted in? WI_DEM  Nov-21-06 01:52 PM   #0 
  - 18 for John Kerry.  EdwardM   Nov-21-06 01:52 PM   #1 
  - 18 for Mondale  the other one   Nov-21-06 01:53 PM   #2 
  - 18 for Carter  woodsprite   Nov-21-06 01:58 PM   #8 
  - 21 for Mondale in '84  Emit   Nov-21-06 05:21 PM   #83 
  - 1972--George McGovern over Richard Nixon...(eom)  KansDem   Nov-21-06 01:53 PM   #3 
  - Same here  hobbit709   Nov-21-06 01:55 PM   #6 
  - Me too.  elocs   Nov-21-06 02:34 PM   #28 
  - Same here. Voting age was still 21.  OregonBlue   Nov-21-06 02:36 PM   #31 
  - It was the first election where 18-year-olds could vote under the new law.  KansDem   Nov-21-06 02:53 PM   #40 
     - Me Too. Turned 18 January '72 and voted against Tricky Dick  XOKCowboy   Nov-21-06 05:12 PM   #79 
  - Me too. I was eligible to vote in '68 but was in the Army  Jackpine Radical   Nov-21-06 02:42 PM   #33 
  - I also.  roody   Nov-21-06 02:42 PM   #34 
  - Ditto  understandinglife   Nov-21-06 02:56 PM   #42 
  - Me, too.  abluelady   Nov-21-06 02:59 PM   #43 
  - I still remember how excited I was  Pastiche423   Nov-21-06 03:09 PM   #45 
  - Me, too. n/t  BlackVelvet04   Nov-21-06 04:06 PM   #70 
  - I worked on the Mc Govern campaign but wasn't old enough to vote yet.  kerry-is-my-prez   Nov-21-06 05:59 PM   #90 
  - 88  shadowknows69   Nov-21-06 01:54 PM   #4 
  - Duke actually did better than Carter in '80, Mondale in '84 and in  WI_DEM   Nov-21-06 01:58 PM   #9 
  - Willie Horton and the tank ride made the difference.  trotsky   Nov-21-06 03:21 PM   #55 
     - No doubt about it.  WI_DEM   Nov-21-06 03:46 PM   #64 
  - Then you and me make up 40% of his total.  InternalDialogue   Nov-21-06 02:01 PM   #12 
  - As was I  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-21-06 02:41 PM   #32 
  - 1980 for Jimmy Carter! I cried as the returns came in  Norquist Nemesis   Nov-21-06 01:55 PM   #5 
  - Same here!  etherealtruth   Nov-21-06 03:36 PM   #58 
  - Same.  hootinholler   Nov-21-06 04:02 PM   #67 
  - Same here  Cadfael   Nov-21-06 05:16 PM   #80 
  - I was a John Anderson person that year, but only in mock elections  LittleClarkie   Nov-21-06 10:20 PM   #95 
     - I voted for Anderson, too :)  flying_monkeys   Nov-24-06 10:36 PM   #109 
  - 1996 -- Age 19, Voted for Clinton over Dole n/t  SteppingRazor   Nov-21-06 01:55 PM   #7 
  - 1989 in Brazil, first Presidential election after 25 years of unelected RWers. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Nov-21-06 02:00 PM   #10 
  - John F. Kennedy!  KalicoKitty   Nov-21-06 02:01 PM   #11 
  - Ditto.  newscott   Nov-21-06 02:02 PM   #13 
  - I turned 18 the same year 18 yr-olds were given the right to vote (1971) and I voted...  Minnesota_Lib   Nov-21-06 02:02 PM   #14 
  - Nixon in 1968  missingpeace   Nov-21-06 02:05 PM   #15 
  - Nixon in 1968 for me too. My first political rally was in 1951  DURHAM D   Nov-21-06 03:37 PM   #59 
     - OMG, you got to shake Ike's hand? you lucky SOB.  Odin2005   Nov-25-06 02:32 AM   #117 
  - Absentee ballot from Boot Camp - Nov 72. I voted for Nixon  BOSSHOG   Nov-21-06 02:05 PM   #16 
  - Goldwater in '64  dmosh42   Nov-21-06 02:12 PM   #17 
  - you're not alone--Hillary was a "Goldwater Girl" in '64.  WI_DEM   Nov-21-06 02:20 PM   #21 
     - Was she?  dmosh42   Nov-21-06 02:30 PM   #26 
  - I voted with an Absentee ballot in the military that year, too  BrotherBuzz   Nov-24-06 08:17 PM   #105 
  - JFK  RebelOne   Nov-21-06 02:17 PM   #18 
  - 1956 for Eisenhower...  Buck Laser   Nov-21-06 02:18 PM   #19 
  - 1976  NoPasaran   Nov-21-06 02:19 PM   #20 
  - 1980 -- John Anderson n/t  AngryOldDem   Nov-21-06 02:20 PM   #22 
  - Clinton in 96  Kare   Nov-21-06 02:22 PM   #23 
  - 1968. I voted for Dr. Spock and against the war.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-21-06 02:23 PM   #24 
  - 1980, let's say I've reformed since then...  48percenter   Nov-21-06 02:25 PM   #25 
  - 1980, age 18  Pool Hall Ace   Nov-21-06 02:33 PM   #27 
  - 1972, 19 years old. Voted for McGovern.  Dr.Phool   Nov-21-06 02:35 PM   #29 
  - bumper sticker  SCantiGOP   Nov-21-06 03:17 PM   #53 
  - I was 21 the year I voted for Jimmy Carter  DearAbby   Nov-21-06 02:36 PM   #30 
  - Nixon, 1972  DemoDemoCratCrat   Nov-21-06 02:44 PM   #35 
  - JFK  augie38   Nov-21-06 02:44 PM   #36 
  - 2004, age 21, for John Kerry.  Alexander   Nov-21-06 02:50 PM   #37 
  - Carter vs Ford  demnan   Nov-21-06 02:51 PM   #38 
  - Age 22 for Ike  indepat   Nov-21-06 02:53 PM   #39 
  - 1968. I voted for Hubert Humphrey.  Arkansas Granny   Nov-21-06 02:55 PM   #41 
  - 1972: George McGovern (19 years old)  onenote   Nov-21-06 03:00 PM   #44 
  - Mine too ('84), except I was 21. Just one year too young in '80. n/t  Gwerlain   Nov-21-06 03:11 PM   #46 
  - 19 for Mondale  Redbear   Nov-21-06 03:12 PM   #47 
  - I was 18 and I cast my first Presidential vote for President Carter  TheDebbieDee   Nov-21-06 03:12 PM   #48 
  - 2000 --- Al Gore.  Anwen   Nov-21-06 03:13 PM   #49 
  - 1996  The Anti-Neo Con   Nov-21-06 03:13 PM   #50 
  - McGovern 72  SCantiGOP   Nov-21-06 03:14 PM   #51 
  - I missed being able to vote for Dukakis in '88...  trotsky   Nov-21-06 03:17 PM   #52 
  - 1972, McGovern.  longship   Nov-21-06 03:18 PM   #54 
  - Guilty confession: For Ford in 1976.  CBHagman   Nov-21-06 03:27 PM   #56 
  - Mine also.  William769   Nov-21-06 03:30 PM   #57 
  - Mondale, at age 19  Phredicles   Nov-21-06 03:37 PM   #60 
  - I resemble that remark ! Johnson in 64  KC21304   Nov-21-06 10:37 PM   #101 
  - 2004: I was 19 and voted for Kerry  dethl   Nov-21-06 03:38 PM   # 
  - LBJ in 1964 (voting age was still 21)  TahitiNut   Nov-21-06 03:38 PM   #61 
  - Carter, at age 18, California Democratic primary of 1976  slackmaster   Nov-21-06 03:39 PM   #62 
  - 1984  MilesColtrane   Nov-21-06 03:42 PM   #63 
  - 18 and I proudly voted for Carter..  sdfernando   Nov-21-06 03:53 PM   #65 
  - 1976 - Jimmy Carter  terrya   Nov-21-06 03:54 PM   #66 
  - Clinton in '92 age 18  Chimichurri   Nov-21-06 04:04 PM   #68 
  - me too.  quantessd   Nov-21-06 04:07 PM   #71 
     - Heh Dukakis - I was a kid and I found his name very amusing.  Chimichurri   Nov-21-06 04:09 PM   #73 
        - Some "jocks" at my high school also found it funny......  quantessd   Nov-21-06 04:35 PM   #74 
  - Jesse Jackson then Dukakis against poppy  proud patriot   Nov-21-06 04:05 PM   #69 
  - cool. I used to work for Jesse. I have never been around another  Laura PackYourBags   Nov-21-06 10:29 PM   #97 
     - I've been to a few rallies with him  proud patriot   Nov-21-06 10:36 PM   #100 
  - My mother voted twice in her life. The first time was for John F Kennedy and the 2nd for John Kerry.  sandrakae   Nov-21-06 04:09 PM   #72 
  - Ed Clark - 1980  all_hail_gwb   Nov-21-06 04:44 PM   #75 
  - Third party as well  MUSTANG_2004   Nov-21-06 05:51 PM   #87 
  - McGovern...and haven't wavered once.  triguy46   Nov-21-06 04:45 PM   #76 
  - Me too, triguy46, me too....  mohinoaklawnillinois   Nov-21-06 05:23 PM   #84 
  - George McGovern, 1972.  femmocrat   Nov-21-06 05:07 PM   #77 
  - 1980, Carter. n/t  Sapphocrat   Nov-21-06 05:09 PM   #78 
  - Here we go again with the gay father shit.  Bluebear   Nov-25-06 01:51 AM   #113 
  - Against Johnson, in the primary!  bobbolink   Nov-21-06 05:18 PM   #81 
  - Looks like a lot of (ex)hippy '72 voters here!  XOKCowboy   Nov-21-06 05:18 PM   #82 
  - Add me to 1972. n/t  Alamom   Nov-21-06 05:54 PM   #88 
  - 1988 - Voted for Bush.  MrSlayer   Nov-21-06 05:26 PM   #85 
  - 1964. I voted for the "peace candidate." LBJ. n/t  Peace Patriot   Nov-21-06 05:36 PM   #86 
  - Humorous, isn't it?  MUSTANG_2004   Nov-21-06 05:57 PM   #89 
  - McGovern in 1972 n/t  TheCentepedeShoes   Nov-21-06 06:02 PM   #91 
  - Fall, 1960, in the Kennedy-Nixon campaign. I was not yet 21  CTyankee   Nov-21-06 06:55 PM   #92 
  - 1988 Al Gore  RGBolen   Nov-21-06 06:55 PM   #93 
  - 2004 John Kerry n/t  Independent_Liberal   Nov-21-06 10:11 PM   #94 
  - 1996-i was 18-pissed at clinton, wrote in nader  Adenoid_Hynkel   Nov-21-06 10:26 PM   #96 
  - 1976 for Jimmy Carter.  T Town Jake   Nov-21-06 10:31 PM   #98 
  - Hubert Humphrey 1968 when I was 3 yrs old  Greybnk48   Nov-21-06 10:34 PM   #99 
  - Perot in 1992  left of center   Nov-24-06 08:06 PM   #102 
  - Johnson in 1964!  napi21   Nov-24-06 08:12 PM   #103 
  - Proudly threw my vote away in 1968 for EUGENE MCCARTHY!!!  montieg   Nov-24-06 08:16 PM   #104 
  - Me, too!  DemBones DemBones   Nov-24-06 08:22 PM   #106 
  - Wrote in Jerry Brown in 1976.  Vidar   Nov-24-06 08:52 PM   #107 
  - 1976. I was 18 & voted for Carter.  Nicole   Nov-24-06 09:58 PM   #108 
  - Age 19. 1976 Carter vs. Ford. Voted for Carter, of course.  QMPMom   Nov-24-06 10:40 PM   #110 
  - Al Gore (2000)- Age 20. (not really politically interested at time of vote.. .)  ncrainbowgrrl   Nov-24-06 11:59 PM   #111 
  - I could have voted in 1968  Blue_In_AK   Nov-25-06 12:47 AM   #112 
  - Nixon 1972  Raine   Nov-25-06 01:56 AM   #114 
  - Carter.  Rainscents   Nov-25-06 02:02 AM   #115 
  - 2004, Kerry, age 18  Odin2005   Nov-25-06 02:28 AM   #116 
 

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