This Week’s Trivia Question – 1/15/14

This was the trivia question that appeared in this week’s Political Junkie show:

Ed Gillespie, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, is expected to announce his candidacy soon for the Senate seat currently held by Virginia Democrat Mark Warner.  Who was the last former national party chair — Democrat or Republican — who after his term was over ran for the Senate?

Send your answer to [email protected]com. The randomly selected winner gets a fabulous (?) vintage Political Junkie button.

Last week’s trivia question was … When was the last time a major-party candidate was running for president the same year as a college football team from his home state won the title?  The answer:   1980, when President Jimmy Carter was seeking re-election and Georgia won the national championship.

And the randomly chosen winner was … Colin Cepuran of Northville, Mich.

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