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CONVENTION 2000 / THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION

Win Some, Lose More

August 17, 2000

California's winning percentage is only .333.

When it comes to picking presidents at political conventions. Only two nominees selected here have gone on to become president.

1920: San Francisco

TICKET: James M. Cox and Franklin D. Roosevelt

LOST

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1956: San Francisco

TICKET: Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon

WON

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1960: Los Angeles

TICKET: John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson

WONWON

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1964: San Francisco

TICKET: Barry Goldwater and William E. Miller

LOST

*

1984: San Francisco

TICKET: Walter F. Mondale and Geraldine A. Ferraro

LOST

*

1996: San Diego

TICKET: Bob Dole and Jack Kemp

LOST

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2000: Los Angeles

TICKET: Al Gore and Joseph I. Lieberman

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SOURCE: Associated Press

Compiled by MALOY MOORE / Los Angeles Times

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