united states The Best Presidential Candidates Who Never Won  

Drcynic
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List Rules Must have run for President and never won.

This list is of the best former potential Presidents this nation might have missed out on. It includes those popular Presidential candidates who never made it to the White House, because of defeat, death, or other reasons.
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Robert F. Kennedy


Robert F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Presidential Candidates Who Never Won
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Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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Henry Clay


Henry Clay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Presidential Candidates Who Never Won
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Nationality: United States of America

Party (if partisan): Whig Party, National Republican Party

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jackslee2 added Ron Paul


Ron Paul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Presidential Candidates Who Never Won
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Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Party (if partisan): Republican Party

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Adlai E. Stevenson II


Adlai E. Stevenson II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Presidential Candidates Who Never Won
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