Recently we presented your with ten things you probably didn't know and should in our
Campaign Knowledge Quiz.
Now we offer up some less serious election-year fare cocktail party facts from American political history.
When did public nominating conventions become standard practice?
What was the greatest number of ballots needed to settle on a nominee?
Who was the first presidential candidate to use a private polling service?
What year did debates between candidates become the norm?
Where did the phrase "Solid South" come from?
It dates from the days of the Confederacy
It dates from the end of Reconstruction
It dates from the era of the Dixiecrats
It dates from the era of the Reagan Revolution
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