When was the last time both VP nominees failed to carry their states in November?
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The answer? 1948. That’s when the Republicans put up Thomas Dewey, the governor of New York, and his running mate, California Gov. Earl Warren. The ticket lost in an upset to Harry Truman and Alben Barkley.
And the randomly selected winner is … Ethan Corey of Newtonville, Mass. Ethan wins the coveted Political Junkie button.