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Subject: data on candidates in presidential election
Category: Reference, Education and News
Asked by: zvi-ga
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Posted: 23 Jan 2004 20:52 PST
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Question ID: 299602
Find the heights of the winner and the looser, from the two main
parties, in US presidential elections from 1948 until 2000

Request for Question Clarification by darrel-ga on 23 Jan 2004 20:54 PST
Could you please define "heights"?
Do you mean the highest they were in the tracking polls? The states
the fared the best in?

darrel-ga
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Subject: Re: data on candidates in presidential election
Answered By: secret901-ga on 24 Jan 2004 01:54 PST
 
Hi zvi,
Here is a list of presidential candidates and their heights in US
presidential election from 1948 to 2000: (Candidate listed first is
the winner)

1948
Harry S Truman (D) 5' 9"
Thomas E. Dewey (R) 5' 8"

1952
Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) 5' 10"
Adlai Stevenson (D) 5' 10"

1956
Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) 5' 10"
Adlai Stevenson (D) 5' 10"

1960
John F. Kenneddy (D) 6' 0"
Richard M. Nixon (R) 5' 11"

1964
Lyndon Johnson (D) 6' 3"
Barry Goldwater (R) 6' 0"

1968
Richard M. Nixon (R) 5' 11"
Hubert H. Humphrey (D) 5' 11"

1972
Richard M. Nixon (R) 5' 11"
George McGovern (D) 6' 1"

1976
Jimmy Carter (D) 5' 9"
Gerald R. Ford (R) 6' 0"

1980
Ronald Reagan (R) 6' 1"
Jimmy Carter (D) 5' 9"

1984
Ronald Reagan (R) 6' 1"
Walter F. Mondale (D) 5' 10"

1988
George H. W. Bush (R) 6' 2"
Michael Dukakis (D) 5' 8"

1992
William J. Clinton (D) 6' 2"
George H. W. Bush (R) 6' 2"

1996
William J. Clinton (D) 6' 2"
Robert Dole (R) 6' 2"

2000
George W. Bush (R) 5' 11"
Albert Gore (D) 6' 1"

I hope that this answers your question.  If this is not what you're
looking for or you would like the data in another format, please use
the request for clarification feature before rating this answer.

secret901-ga

Sources:

A more extensive list of candidates (goes back to 1900):
http://www.keypress.com/fathom/downloads/sia/DataDocs/Chapter08Data.doc

Heights of presidents:
http://www.campvishus.org/PresRelHtAff.htm


Search strategy:

"presidential candidates" height
presidents height
"Al Gore is * feet"
"Bob Dole" "inches tall"

Clarification of Answer by secret901-ga on 24 Jan 2004 02:02 PST
Hi zvi,
The height for Hubert Humphrey for the 1968 election should be 5' 11"
instead of 5' 11" as currently listed.  Please accept my apologies.

Thanks,
secret901-ga
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