The Campaign Trail Game Has Returned.

Won as Dukakis on Normal with Glenn as running mate, in a squeaker.
272-266
The election was decided by wafer-thin wins in South Dakota and Montana. Won South Dakota by 1,181 votes, if Bush had won that it would have been a 269-269 tie. Montana was won by 2,541 votes.
 

Ran as Ford in 1976, with Howard Baker as running mate. Without Ford's debate gaffe about Eastern Europe, result was 272-266 in Carter's favour, thanks to Carter winning Wisconsin by 236 votes.


Then i ran as Bryan in 1896 and won.


Ran as Dukakis 1988, and won, somehow winning even Louisiana.
 
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guys. i was going through the campaign trail code and i found code that suggests the abillity to play newt gingritch or rick santorum in the 2012 election. has anyone figured out how to do that?
 
Well, this game wasn't what I expected. Really thought there would be more graphics and less multiple-choice questions. Maybe I play too many video games. :perservingface: Played as Lincoln in 1860 and tied the electoral college - probably because I barely remember what Lincoln's platform was. He wanted to keep the Union together and... stuff?
If you right-click on the page and select "View page source" (Ctrl-U) you can view the source code of the page. Maybe that's what GeneralOranges did?
Here's the relevant stuff... said:

ALTERNATE SCENARIO
After an upset in the Republican nomination battle, Newt Gingrich heads into the general election with strong support from fiscal and social conservatives. Better known for his House leadership in the 1990s, he must find a way to regain popularity and relevance, and to convince American voters that he can address their economic concerns more effectively than Obama.

"description_as_running_mate\"
After competing as rivals for the Republican nomination, a Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich ticket would effectively act as a compromise between those camps and consolidate their support and campaign resources.
After both candidates spent months making the case that Romney was too moderate, their joining of forces in the general election leaves little doubt as to the tone they intend to strike.


ALTERNATE SCENARIO
After an upset in the Republican nomination battle, Rick Santorum heads into the general election with staunch support from social conservatives. He also has several years of experience as a U.S. Senator.
Santorum's challenge will be the unite the business wing of the Republicans after defeating their preferred candidate, and to offer something to swing voters in the electorate at large.

"description_as_running_mate\"
After competing as rivals for the Republican nomination, a Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich ticket would effectively act as a compromise between those camps and consolidate their support and campaign resources.
After both candidates spent months making the case that Romney was too moderate, their joining of forces in the general election leaves little doubt as to the tone they intend to strike.
 
When you look at my above map win for 1988 it's very close to the real 1992 win in terms of states and the electoral votes.
(I have used the "Leip" colours)
1988
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Dukakis & Gore 374 ev
Bush & Quayle 164 ev
Real 1992
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Clinton & Gore 370 ev
Bush & Quayle 168 ev
 
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