With Mike DeWine, the former Ohio senator, hoping to become the Buckeye State’s next governor, we present this week’s trivia question: Who was the last senator defeated for re-election who later went on to win the governorship?
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.
The answer? Rosalynn Carter. Both Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter were born in Plains, Georgia … Rosalyn in 1927, three years after her husband.
The winner is Jim Spies of St. Louis, Mo. Jim wins the coveted Political Junkie button.