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The answer? G. Harrold Carswell. Carswell, a federal judge from Florida, was nominated by President Nixon to serve on the Supreme Court but was rejected in April of 1970 by a vote of 51-45. Later that year he decided to seek the Republican nomination for a Senate seat in Florida but lost the primary to Rep. Bill Cramer.
And the randomly selected winner is … David Paskoff of Seattle, Wash. David wins the coveted Political Junkie button.