This Week’s Trivia Question

With Super Tuesday rapidly approaching — and with it, the opportunity for one or two candidates to pull way ahead in the nomination process — we have this trivia question:  What presidential candidate in a competitive battle for the nomination clinched his party’s nod the earliest?

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.

Bork Thomas 001Last week’s question was:  Which Supreme Court justice received the most “no” votes during his or her Senate confirmation?

The answer:  Clarence Thomas.  Named by the first President Bush to the Court in 1991, Thomas was confirmed 52-48.  The 48 “no” votes broke the record held by William Rehnquist, who was elevated to Chief Justice in 1986 by a vote of 65 to 33.

The randomly selected winner is … Andrew Hyman of Atlanta, Ga.  Andrew wins the coveted Political Junkie button.

 

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