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9. I am old enough to remember 1960 -- Adlai and Symington, JFK and LBJ nominations
Sat Jun 18, 2016, 12:59 PM
Jun 2016

Wikipedia tells me there were many nominees:

John F. Kennedy 806 52.89%
Lyndon Johnson 409 26.84%
Stuart Symington 86 5.64%
Adlai Stevenson 79.5 5.25%
Robert B. Meyner 43 2.82%
Hubert Humphrey 41 2.76%
George A. Smathers 30 1.97%
Ross Barnett 23 1.51%
Herschel Loveless 2 0.13%
Pat Brown 1 0%
Orval Faubus 1 0%
Albert Rosellini

There were nominations and seconds and then delegates paraded the aisles with bobbing signs.
When all were done, there was voting, yielding, the great state of...

Will this happen this time with Bernie?

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