This Week’s Trivia Question

With Jason Kander and Eric Garcetti in the news every now and then, we’re led to this week’s trivia question:  Who was the last person to serve as mayor and later go on to become president?

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 previous trivia question was:  Who was the last defeated Supreme Court nominee to later run for office?

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.

 

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