Some of the Campaign Posters in My Office - List 4

  1. Reagan '76. Lost the battle, won the war.
  2. Rep. John Davis, D-WV, lost to incumbent President Coolidge in1924
  3. William Jennings Bryan and former vice president Adlai Stevenson, beaten by McKinley and Roosevelt in 1900
  4. New York Governor Al Smith lost to Herbert Hoover in 1928
  5. Anderson! 1980.
  6. Alton Parker, Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, and his running mate, West Virginia Senator Henry Davis. Lost to Roosevelt/Fairbanks 1904
  7. Ted Kennedy challenged the incumbent president of his own party.
  8. Clean Gene!
  9. Incumbent presidents usually win reelection. Not the case for George HW Bush in 1992.
  10. Kansas Gov. Alf Landon lost to FDR in 1936
  11. Sen. Gary Hart, D-CO, lost in 1984 and 1988.