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  2. 1972 Democratic Party vice presidential candidate selection ...

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    The ticket of McGovern and Eagleton was nominated by the 1972 Democratic National Convention. Following the convention, it was revealed that in the 1960s, Eagleton had received treatment for depression. Though McGovern considered keeping Eagleton on the ticket, he ultimately chose to replace Eagleton with former Ambassador Sargent Shriver.

  3. 1960 United States presidential election - Wikipedia

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    It was held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960. In a closely contested election, Democrat United States Senator John F. Kennedy defeated incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon, the Republican Party nominee. This was the first election in which fifty states participated and the last in which the District of Columbia did not.

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  4. List of United States presidential candidates - Wikipedia

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    Bryan's running mate on the Democratic ticket, Arthur Sewall, won 149 electoral votes for vice president, while his running mate on the Populist ticket, Thomas E. Watson, won 27 electoral votes for vice president. ^ Byrd did not campaign in the 1960 election, and he tacitly supported the candidacy of Republican Richard Nixon.

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    Ralph Nader (Independent) Bob Barr (Libertarian) Chuck Baldwin (Constitution) Cynthia McKinney (Green)
  5. Every Presidential Candidate’s Running Mate Since WWII

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    Aug 15, 2020 · At the President’s Right Hand. The vice president is the first in line of succession for the Oval Office, in the event that the sitting president dies, resigns, or is removed from office. Throughout history, nine VPs have ascended to presidency this way, of which three occurred since 1940.

  6. 1972 United States presidential election - Wikipedia

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    Senate Majority Whip Ted Kennedy, the youngest brother of late President John F. Kennedy and late United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy, was the favorite to win the 1972 nomination, but he announced he would not be a candidate. The favorite for the Democratic nomination then became Senator Ed Muskie, the 1968 vice-presidential nominee.

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  7. A history of contested presidential elections, from Samuel ...

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    Nov 03, 2020 · The 1960 election pitted Republican Vice President Richard Nixon against Democratic U.S. Sen. John F. Kennedy. The popular vote was the closest of the 20th century, with Kennedy defeating Nixon by...

  8. Presidential Elections - HISTORY

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    • 1789: George Washington – unopposed. The first presidential election was held on the first Wednesday of January in 1789. No one contested the election of George Washington, but he remained reluctant to run until the last minute, in part because he believed seeking the office would be dishonorable.
    • 1792: George Washington – unopposed. As in 1789, persuading George Washington to run was the major difficulty in selecting a president in 1792. Washington complained of old age, sickness and the increasing hostility of the Republican press toward his administration.
    • 1796: John Adams vs. Thomas Jefferson. The 1796 election, which took place against a background of increasingly harsh partisanship between Federalists and Republicans, was the first contested presidential race.
    • 1800: Thomas Jefferson vs. John Adams. The significance of the 1800 election lay in the fact that it entailed the first peaceful transfer of power between parties under the U.S. Constitution.
  9. Under the 25th Amendment, ratified February 10, 1967, the President selects a new Vice President when that office becomes vacant, with the selection subject to confirmation by both houses of Congress. Prior to ratification of the 25th Amendment, a vacancy in the office of Vice President remained until the next presidential election.

  10. List of unsuccessful major party candidates for Vice ...

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    The Northern Democrats nominated Douglas and the Southern Democrats nominated Vice President John C. Breckinridge. Many sources include Breckinridge as a third party candidate, but other sources do not. ^ Horace Greeley and Benjamin Gratz Brown were nominated by the Liberal Republican Party, a splinter group of Republicans.

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  11. Chart of the U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents

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    • George Washington. John Adams. No Party Designation. 1789-1797.
    • John Adams. Thomas Jefferson. Federalist. 1797-1801.
    • Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr, George Clinton. Democratic-Republican. 1801-1809.
    • James Madison. George Clinton, Elbridge Gerry. Democratic-Republican. 1809-1817.
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