George Pataki recently dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Pataki was elected three times as governor of New York, receiving a total of 7.3 million votes. This week’s trivia question is … What Republican in HISTORY got the most cumulative votes in all his campaigns for governor?
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 is the longest serving House Republican of all time?
The answer: Joe Cannon of Ill., one of the most, if not THE most, powerful House Speakers in history. Cannon served 46 years in the House — from 1873 until his retirement in 1923, with two exceptions: he lost in 1890 but came back two years later, and again in 1912, but came back two years later.
The randomly-selected winner is … Brad Hunt of Berkeley, Calif. Brad wins the coveted Political Junkie button.