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1960 Campaign

JFK and Lyndon B Johnson win (New Frontier)
Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge Jr lose
Eric Hass/Georgia Cozzini (Dixiecrats)
Vote fraud/controversy with Kennedy (assasinated)


1964 Campaign

Lyndon B Johnson and Hubert Humphrey win by landslide (Great Society)
Barry Goldwater and William E Miller
George C Wallace Independent/ Cleaver accused of murder


1968 Campain

Hubert Humphrey and Edmund Muskie lose to
Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew (Spiro later resigns) (New Federalism)
George Wallace (shot) and Curtis LeMay are Independents
TET Offensive
LBJ doesn't run


What is TET offensive

One of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on January 30, 1968, by forces of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam against the forces


1972 campaign

George McGovern and Sargent Shriver lose to
Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford
Thomas Eagleton scandal


1976 campaign

Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale beat Gerald Ford and Bob Dole (very close race)
Roger MacBride and David Bergland are libertarians
Eugene runs as independent
Rockefeller won't run with Ford


1980 Campaign

Jimmy Carter (Baptist) and Walter Mondale lose to
Ronald Reagan (Reaganonics) and George H.W. Bush
John B Anderson and Patrick Lucy run as Independents (get 8%)
Iran Hostage Crisis


1984 Campaign

Walter Mondale and Geraldine A Ferraro (first female VP) lose to Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush
Reagan is 73-oldest president ever elected


1988 Campaigns

Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bensten Jr lose to George H.W. Bush and Dan Quayle
Populist David Duke (KKK) and Jesse Jackson
Stock market crash, Intermediate-Range nuclear forces treaty


1992 Campaign

Bill Clinton (1st baby boomer President) and Al Gore beat George HW Bush and Dan Quayle
Ross Perot (Independent Reform) James Stockdale
Bush broke promises and lost votes


1996 campaign

Bill Clinton and Al Gore beat Bob Dole and Jack Kemp
Clinton Impeachment trial, Monika Lewinsky
Ross Perot and Pat Choate
Good/stable economy benefited Clinton greatly


2000 Campaign

Al Gore and Joe Liberman (1st Jewish candidate) lose to George W Bush and Dick Cheney
Ralph Nader and Winona LaDuke, Pat Buchanan
Controversy over Florida's votes (pregnant, hanging Chads)


2004 Campaign

John Kerry and John Edwards lose to George W Bush and Dick Cheney
Ralph Nader and Peter Camijo are 3rd party
Foreign policy controversy with voting


2008 campaign

Barack Obama and Joe Biden beat John McCain and Sarah Palin
Great Recession, first African American president of the US (no slave blood)


2012 campaign

Barack Obama and Joe Biden beat Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan
Gary Johnson and Jim Gray
Romney's severely conservative statement lost him votes
Voting laws passed