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Who was running as vice president in 2016?
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic nominee for President of the United States, chose Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate. The formal nomination took place at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Who ran against Obama in 08 and 12?
2008 United States presidential election
|Nominee||Barack Obama||John McCain|
|Running mate||Joe Biden||Sarah Palin|
Who ran against Obama 2012?
Along with his running mate, Vice President Joe Biden, Barack Obama was opposed in the general election by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, along with various minor candidates from other parties. The election took place on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Who was George McGovern’s running mate?
Once it became apparent that White’s candidacy was infeasible, McGovern asked Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin to be his running mate. Nelson declined but suggested Senator Thomas Eagleton of Missouri, whom McGovern ultimately chose.
Who Ran for President 2004?
2004 United States presidential election
|Nominee||George W. Bush||John Kerry|
|Running mate||Dick Cheney||John Edwards|
Who ran against George Bush in 2008?
Four years later, in the 2004 presidential election, he defeated Democrat nominee John Kerry to win re-election. Bush was succeeded by Democrat Barack Obama, who won the 2008 presidential election. Bush, the 43rd president, is the eldest son of the 41st president, George H. W. Bush.
Who ran for president in 2016?
2016 United States presidential election
|Nominee||Donald Trump||Hillary Clinton|
|Home state||New York||New York|
|Running mate||Mike Pence||Tim Kaine|
What did McGovern stand for?
As a senator, McGovern was an example of modern American liberalism. He became most known for his outspoken opposition to the growing U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. He staged a brief nomination run in the 1968 presidential election as a stand-in for the assassinated Robert F. Kennedy.
Who was on the ticket with McGovern?
McGovern offered the position to Missouri Senator Thomas Eagleton, who appealed to labor groups and Catholics, two groups that McGovern had alienated during the primary campaign. The ticket of McGovern and Eagleton was nominated by the 1972 Democratic National Convention.
Who ran for president in 1996?
1996 United States presidential election
|Nominee||Bill Clinton||Bob Dole|
|Running mate||Al Gore||Jack Kemp|
Who ran for president in 2006?
The next year, Bush won reelection over Democratic nominee Senator John Kerry with less than 51% of the popular vote and 286 electoral votes (only 16 votes ahead of the 270 votes needed), the smallest winning margin for an incumbent president since Woodrow Wilson in the 1916 election.
Who ran for president in 1992 and 1996?
Incumbent Democratic President Bill Clinton defeated former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, the Republican nominee, and Ross Perot, the Reform Party nominee. Clinton and Vice President Al Gore were re-nominated without incident by the Democratic Party.