Walter Mondale 1984 presidential campaign facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMondale for President
|Campaign||1984 U.S. presidential election|
|Status||Lost election: November 6, 1984|
|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.
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