This Week’s Trivia Question – 9/2/15

Will Joe Biden run for president? Or will he decide to sit this one out?

Ponder that as we use it as a lead in to this week’s trivia question:  Who was the last vice president to lose in a competitive presidential primary election? You have to name the VP and the state.

Submit your answer in the box below. We’ll pick a winner at random from the bunch. The winner will get a fabulous Political Junkie button.  And don’t forget to sign up for our Political Junkie newsletter. You’ll get all the latest from Team PJ every issue.

Last week’s question was:  Who was the last Florida politician to serve in the Senate and the House… in that order?

Senator Pepper 001The answer? Claude Pepper.  Pepper, a Democrat from Miami, was first elected to the Senate in 1936 and served until 1950, when he was beaten in a classic primary contest by George Smathers. In 1962, when redistricting created a new House seat in Miami, Pepper ran for it, won, and stayed in the House until his death in 1989 at the age of 88.

The randomly-selected winner is Daniel Fox of Lithopolis, Ohio. Daniel wins the coveted Political Junkie button.

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