How have presidential elections evolved over the years? Travel back in time to past conventions and debates featuring figures like Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Did you know that Lincoln met his vice president two weeks after he was elected to the presidency?
In 1920, FDR was nominated for vice president.
The presidential campaigns come every 4 years, but what's been missing for 20 years? A female moderator. In 2012, these Montclair teens petitioned to change that.
Political Cartoon (1895)
“When Theodore Roosevelt was commissioner, he tried to enforce all the laws and all police conduct rules, to the absolute shock of most New Yorkers. He made special efforts to have fair elections. The Bureau of Elections was soon separated from the police department which reduced the police force’s roll in tabulating the votes.”
New Yorkers Line Polls to Vote Despite Storm Troubles
Broken scanners and allegedly disorganized poll staffing at PS 92 on Parkside Avenue in Brooklyn led to waits longer than two hours. The polling site was still packed at 9 p.m., the close of voting time in New York. Photo courtesy Marc Joseph Rosenblatt.
How significant is Super Tuesday historically?