The 2008 Democratic Party candidates were Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Bill Richardson, and Dennis Kucinich, in addition to Joe Biden, Mike Gravel, Christopher Dodd, Evan Bayh and Tom Vilsak. Illinois Senator Barack Obama was elected 44th President of the United States, along with Vi
Infoplease.com has a full list of major presidential contenders from 1789 to 2012. The Democratic-Republicans, the forerunners of the Democratic Party, represent the first appearance of the party in 1796. From then on, the Democratic Party in some form presents a presidential candidate in every pres
The Democratic Party believes that America does best as a country when each individual American does well, with everyone pulling their own weight, playing by the same rules and having equal access to education, training and advancement, as of November 2015. The Democratic Party focuses on issues suc
Some notable failed Democratic presidential nominees include Walter Mondale, Al Gore and John Kerry. Although they were unsuccessful in their presidential campaigns, these politicians all went on to illustrious careers following their defeats.
As of 2015, the next presidential election in the United States will be on November 8, 2016. Elections for this office are held in the month of November every 4 years, which is the length of one term in office.
Some presidential firsts include Lyndon B. Johnson being the first president to elect an African-American to his cabinet. Millard Fillmore and his wife, Abigail, created the first library in the White House and also installed the White House's first bathtub and stove. In transportation history, Andr
A presidential system of government is a government in which a president leads an executive branch that is separate from the legislative branch. The United States is a good example of a presidential system of government.
The U.S. presidential line of succession is the set order of officials who act as the President of the United States if the president dies, becomes incapacitated, resigns or is removed from office by impeachment. The Presidential Succession Act of 1947 was signed into law by Harry Truman in 1947.
Barack Obama, Darcy Richardson, Keith Russell Judd, Bob Ely, Randall Terry, Jim Rogers, Ed Cowan, Vermin Supreme, John Haywood, Craig Freis, Cornelius Edward O'Connor, Edward O'Donnell, Bob Greene, Robert Jordan and Aldous Tyler were the democrats that ran in the 2012 primary election. Obama was the
According to a 2013 Gallup poll, the most democratic states are New York, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Rhode Island and Maryland. The heaviest concentration of democratic states is on the East Coast.