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The Best Presidential Candidates Who Never Won

Updated September 15, 2017 6.7k votes 439 voters 21.1k views33 items

List RulesMust 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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  • Al Gore
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    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Party (if partisan): Democratic Party
    215
    71
    Was he a great candidate?
  • Robert F. Kennedy
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    • Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    390
    174
    Was he a great candidate?
  • Henry Clay
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    • Birthplace: Virginia, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Party (if partisan): Whig Party, National Republican Party
    265
    131
    Was he a great candidate?
  • Hubert Humphrey
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    • Birthplace: Wallace, South Dakota, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Party (if partisan): Democratic Party
    155
    63
    Was he a great candidate?