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trivia quiz  Dirty Election Tricks cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Sep 01 15

Whatever you think of politicians, they deserve credit for these uncanny ways to win an election. Whether they are unethical, illegal or whatnot, these maneuvers are pure genius.
Average
Joepetz gold member
Sep 01 15
315 plays
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trivia quiz  Race You For the US Presidency! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, merylfederman, Apr 17 12

I'm a non-incumbent challenger US presidential nominee, daring you (an incumbent or fellow challenger) to run against me for the presidency. I'll race you, but watch out! Based on my challenge, tell me who I am. See you on the stump!
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merylfederman gold member
Apr 17 12
690 plays
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trivia quiz  The U.S. Election of 1824 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Dec 28 09

The U.S. presidential election of 1824 produced a highly controversial outcome. Please take a quiz on this election. Good luck!
Average
mrgrouchy
Dec 28 09
438 plays
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trivia quiz  Losing US Presidential Candidates: What Party? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, fabulouscoops, Aug 21 07

Correctly identify the political party of the following US presidential candidates who have never been elected president. This is a tough one.
Average
fabulouscoops
Aug 21 07
891 plays
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trivia quiz  When Presidents Lose cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SKU, Feb 21 17

A quiz about some incumbent US presidents who failed to be re-elected.
Average
SKU
Feb 21 17
324 plays
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trivia quiz  Losing U.S. VP Candidates 1964-2000 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, root17, Jan 31 01

How quickly we forget. I'll give you the winner in each of the U.S. Presidential elections 1964 to 2000. Can you identify the VP candidate on the losing major party ticket? Choose from the multiple-choice possible answers.
Average
root17 gold member
Jan 31 01
4758 plays
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trivia quiz  Presidential Campaigning (1948-1996) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ladymacb29, Sep 15 00

You know the people for the 2000 election, but what about those elections from 1948 to 1996?
Average
ladymacb29 editor
Sep 15 00
4839 plays
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trivia quiz  But Who Finished Second? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, thok, Jan 23 14

Everybody remembers the winners of US presidential elections. But who finished second?
Average
thok
Jan 23 14
429 plays
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trivia quiz  One State, Two State, Red State, Blue State 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, sku, Nov 14 06

A quiz about the history of how states have voted in national presidential elections. If you want to check your answers and have hours of fun, click onto the Atlas of Presidential Elections at www.uselectionatlas.org
Difficult
sku
Nov 14 06
1155 plays
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trivia quiz  Interesting or Controversial U.S. Elections 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, TimBentley, Jul 20 12

The votes are in, but the results are odd. Answer these questions about these unusual U.S. elections. Remember that you actually vote for electors (early on, many were chosen by the legislatures), who then vote for president and vice president.
Tough
TimBentley
Jul 20 12
327 plays
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trivia quiz  Losing Presidential Candidates (1948-1996) 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ladymacb29, Sep 15 00

You know the winners, but do you know the losers?
Easy
ladymacb29 editor
Sep 15 00
5136 plays
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trivia quiz  The U.S. Election of 1860 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kevinatilusa, Mar 08 02

The 1860 election featured no fewer than 4 candidates. By the time the dust cleared and the winning candidate was seated, America was about to be caught in a Civil War. Here are ten questions about the candidates, votes, and events of that campaign.
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kevinatilusa gold member
Mar 08 02
1671 plays
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photo quiz  Four Decades of Democratic Conventions 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, parrotman2006, Mar 18 19

I have been attending Democratic Conventions since 1988. Here are some questions related to recent conventions to celebrate the upcoming 2020 convention.
Average
parrotman2006 gold member
Mar 18 19
117 plays
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trivia quiz  U.S. Presidential Election Irregularities 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, root17, Nov 15 00

The Bush-Gore contest in 2000 was not the first presidential election in U.S. history where things did not go smoothly. Here are 10 examples.
Easy
root17 gold member
Nov 15 00
4053 plays
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match quiz  I Could Have Been Somebody (Part 4) 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, bernie73, Aug 22 18

Match the losing US Presidential candidate with the election where the loss occurred.
Easy
bernie73 gold member
Aug 22 18
378 plays
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trivia quiz  Vote for Adlai Stevenson! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, capehaze, Jan 28 13

Most of us can name at least the majority of the US Presidents. But can you name the person each of them defeated to be elected?
Average
capehaze
Jan 28 13
456 plays
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trivia quiz  Losers of Presidential Elections 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Oct 29 00

Here's a look at prior Presidential elections - from the loser's point of view.
Average
robert362
Oct 29 00
4239 plays
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trivia quiz  American Third Party Presidential Candidates 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, chessart, Sep 23 00

Third parties have played an important, though often overlooked, role in U.S. politics. Here are some of the highlights down through the years, starting with the formation of the first third party in 1831 and continuing through the 2000 election.
Tough
chessart gold member
Sep 23 00
1959 plays
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match quiz  I Could Have Been Somebody (Part 5) 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, bernie73, Aug 29 18

Match the losing Presidential candidate with the year when he lost the election.
Easy
bernie73 gold member
Aug 29 18
375 plays
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trivia quiz  Presidential Also Rans 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Jan 17 09

Here is a quiz about some candidates who have lost U.S. presidential elections. I hope you have fun!
Average
mrgrouchy
Jan 17 09
1401 plays
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match quiz  I Could Have Been Somebody (Part 2) 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, bernie73, Jul 30 18

Once again, match the losing US presidential candidate with the year of the election.
Easy
bernie73 gold member
Jul 30 18
354 plays
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trivia quiz  Lost and Running 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jordanar18, Dec 10 11

Some folks run for president. Some win, and others lose. Here's a quiz on the losers!
Average
Jordanar18
Dec 10 11
1113 plays
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trivia quiz  Choosing Presidents 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, loring, Oct 05 00

These questions span the history of choosing an American president from 1789 to 1996. Remember details about elections you yourself may have participated in and those you only heard about in your high school history class. Enjoy!
Tough
loring
Oct 05 00
2892 plays
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trivia quiz  Sometimes You Must Lose to Win 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, gracious1, Feb 05 13

Sound relationship advice, and it's true in American politics, too. Here are some folks who lost the popular vote (or otherwise faced some kind of loss or draw) but became President anyway, 1789-2012. Some questions are challenging!
Average
gracious1 gold member
Feb 05 13
318 plays
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trivia quiz  Losers of Presidential Elections 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PSURef21, May 17 04

I'll ask a question about a particular presidential election and you answer with the primary loser(s) of that election (at least one person in the correct answer for each question won electoral votes in the given election).
Average
PSURef21
May 17 04
1314 plays
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trivia quiz  They Ran for President 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, James76255, Apr 15 04

A quick quiz about U.S. presidential campaigns, election oddities, some of the men who hoped to become President, and some that did.
Average
James76255
Apr 15 04
1053 plays
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match quiz  I Could Have Been Somebody (Part 1) 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Jul 27 18

Match the candidate who lost the US Presidential election with the year of the election.
Average
bernie73 gold member
Jul 27 18
348 plays
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trivia quiz  The Iowa Caucuses 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Shadowmyst2004, Feb 10 16

Starting with the 1976 Iowa Caucus and continuing through the 2016 election cycle, the Iowa Caucus was the first primary election for both the Democratic and the Republican political parties. This is a Player Author Challenge from Chessart.
Average
Shadowmyst2004 gold member
Feb 10 16
228 plays
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trivia quiz  Presidential and Vice-Presidential Debates 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, sku, Nov 13 04

When presidential candidates face off, the results range from fascinating to hilarious.
Average
sku
Nov 13 04
756 plays
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trivia quiz  Running Men of the 20th Century 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, trammgr, Nov 20 04

This quiz deals with U.S. Presidential elections between 1900 and 2000.
Difficult
trammgr gold member
Nov 20 04
696 plays
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