This was the trivia question that appeared in this week’s Political Junkie show:
Donald Trump, who often hints at a run for public office but never goes through with it, says he hasn’t ruled out a run for governor of New York next year against Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo. Who was the last person elected governor of New York without ever having held elective office previously?
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Last week’s question was … In the wake of the decision by Mississippi’s Thad Cochran to seek a 7th term next year, who was the LAST senator defeated in a bid for a 7th term? The answer: Dick Lugar. The Indiana Republican, first elected in 1976, was beaten in the 2012 primary by Richard Mourdock.
And the randomly chosen winner to that one was … Jon Moltmann of Milwaukie, Ore.