The withdrawal of Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) from the presidential race prompted this question: What sitting House member won the most votes in the presidential primaries?
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The answer to that was … George H.W. Bush. Bush lost Senate races in Texas in 1964, to Ralph Yarborough, and in 1970, to Lloyd Bentsen.
And the randomly selected winner is … Adam Fine of Liverpool, N.Y.
The second question was: Who was the most recent major-party presidential nominee born in Virginia?
And the answer to that was … Woodrow Wilson, who was born in Staunton, Va., on December 28, 1856.