Mitt Romney’s potential interest in a Utah Senate seat prompts this week’s trivia question: Who was the last out-of-office unsuccessful major party presidential nominee who was later elected to political office?
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.
Last week’s trivia question: Who was the last senator to leave office in the wake of corruption charges?
The answer … John Ensign. The Nevada Republican, who resigned in 2011, was accused by the Senate Ethics Cmte of breaking federal laws while trying to cover up an extramarital affair with a political aide.
And the randomly selected winner is Debra Downing of Hawthorne, N.J. Debra wins the coveted Political Junkie button.
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