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Mondale for President
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Campaign 1984 U.S. presidential election
Candidate Walter Mondale
Affiliation Democratic Party
Status Lost election: November 6, 1984
Headquarters Boston, Massachusetts
Key people Bob Beckel (campaign manager)
Slogan America Needs a Change

The 1984 presidential campaign of Walter Mondale, a former Minnesota senator and Vice President of the United States, began on February 21, 1983, when Mondale announced that he was running for president in a speech at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Mondale won the Democratic Party's presidential nomination after convincing Frank Lautenberg to support him. Lautenberg's vote gave Mondale the 1,967 delegate votes needed to become the Democratic Party's nominee.

Mondale lost the general election, held on November 6, 1984, to incumbent Republican President Ronald Reagan in a landslide.

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