SPRINGBOARD TO THE PRESIDENCY

SPRINGBOARD TO THE PRESIDENCY - One of the 3 Democratic...

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SPRINGBOARD TO THE PRESIDENCY OFFICES HELD BY MAJOR PARTY NOMINEES, 1900-2008 Supreme House Party Incumbent Gov. Sen. V.P. Cabinet Court Rep Other Total Rep. 10 6 4 3 2 1 0 2 28 Dem. 8 9 4 3 0 0 3 1 28 Total 18 15 8 6 2 1 3 3 56 Notes: Under Governor: One of the 6 Republican Governors, Ronald Reagan in 1980, was not holding public office at the time of his nomination. Two of the 9 Democratic Governors, Adlai Stevenson in 1956 and Jimmy Carter in 1976, were not holding public office at the time of their nominations. Under Vice President: One of the 3 Republican Vice Presidents, Richard Nixon in 1968, was not holding office at the time of his nomination.
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Unformatted text preview: One of the 3 Democratic Vice Presidents, Walter Mondale in 1984, was not holding public office at the time of his nomination. Under House of Representatives: Three Democratic members of the House of Representatives, William Jennings Bryan twice, in 1900 and 1908, and John W. Davis in 1924, were not holding public office at the time of their nominations. Under Other: The 2 Republicans who never held public office are Wendell Wilkie, nominated in 1940, and Dwight Eisenhower, nominated in 1952. The lone Democrat appearing in this category is Judge Alton Parker, nominated in 1904....
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