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Madison County, Idaho
Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,536.[1] The county seat and largest city is Rexburg.[2] Madison County is part of the Rexburg, ID Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Idaho
Idaho
Falls-Rexburg-Blackfoot, ID Combined Statistical Area.Contents1 History 2 Government and politics 3 Geography3.1 Adjacent counties 3.2 Major highways 3.3 National protected area4 Demographics4.1 2000 census 4.2 2010 census5 Communities5.1 Cities 5.2 Unincorporated communities6 See also 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] The area was originally settled by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Before February 1913, the county was part of neighboring Fremont County
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United States Presidential Election, 1928
Calvin Coolidge RepublicanElected President Herbert Hoover RepublicanThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1928 was the 36th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928. Republican Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover
Herbert Hoover
defeated the Democratic nominee, Governor Al Smith
Al Smith
of New York. Hoover was the last Republican to win a presidential election until 1952. After President Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge
declined to seek reelection, Hoover emerged as his party's front-runner. As Hoover's intra-party opponents failed to unite around a candidate, Hoover received a large majority of the vote at the 1928 Republican National Convention. The strong state of the economy discouraged some Democrats from running, and Smith was nominated on the first ballot of the 1928 Democratic National Convention
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United States Presidential Election, 1976
Gerald Ford RepublicanElected President Jimmy Carter DemocraticThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976. Democrat Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
of Georgia defeated incumbent Republican President Gerald Ford
Gerald Ford
from Michigan. Carter's win represented the lone Democratic victory in a presidential election held between 1968 and 1992. President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
had resigned in 1974 in the wake of the Watergate scandal, but before doing so, he appointed Ford as Vice President via the 25th Amendment. Ford was thus the only sitting President who had never been elected to national office
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United States Presidential Election, 2012
Barack Obama DemocraticElected President Barack Obama DemocraticPart of a series on the 2012 U.S. presidential electionTimeline General election debatesElectors Pollingnationwide statewidePartiesDemocratic PartyCandidates Primaries Nominee ConventionRepublican PartyPrelude Candidates Debates and forums Primaries National polling Statewide polling Straw Results Nominee Convention EndorsementsMinor partiesLibertarian PartyCandidates Primaries Nominee ConventionGreen PartyPrimaries Nominee Convention EndorsementsConstitution PartyNominee ConventionJustice PartyNomineeAmericans Elect All candidatesRelated racesHouse Senate GovernorsVice PresidentDemocratic Republican2008 ← 2012 → 2016v t eThe United States
United States
presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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United States Presidential Election, 2008
George W. Bush RepublicanElected President Barack Obama Democratic2008 U.S. Presidential ElectionTimeline General election debatesNational polling Statewide polling PartiesDemocratic PartyCandidates Debates and forums Primaries National polling Statewide polling Results Nominee Convention SuperdelegatesRepublican PartyCandidates Debates and forums Primaries National polling Statewide polling Results Nominee ConventionMinor partiesLibertarian PartyConventionGreen PartyPrimaries ConventionConstitution Party All candidatesRelated racesHouse Senate Governors2004 ← 2008 → 2012v t eThe United States
United States
presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008
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United States Presidential Election, 2004
George W. Bush RepublicanElected President George W. Bush RepublicanThe United States
United States
presidential election of 2004, the 55th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004. Incumbent Republican President George W. Bush
George W. Bush
defeated Democratic nominee John Kerry, a United States
United States
Senator from Massachusetts. Bush and incumbent Vice President Dick Cheney
Dick Cheney
were renominated by their party with no difficulty. Former Governor Howard Dean
Howard Dean
emerged as the early front-runner in the 2004 Democratic primaries, but Kerry won the first set of primaries in January 2004 and clinched his party's nomination in March after a series of primary victories
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United States Presidential Election, 2000
Bill Clinton DemocraticElected President George W. Bush RepublicanThe United States
United States
presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 7, 2000. Republican candidate George W. Bush, the Governor of Texas
Texas
and the eldest son of the 41st President George H. W. Bush, narrowly defeated Democratic nominee Al Gore, the incumbent vice president
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United States Presidential Election, 1996
Bill Clinton DemocraticElected President Bill Clinton DemocraticThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 5, 1996.[2] Incumbent Democratic President Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
defeated Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, the Republican nominee. Clinton and Vice President Al Gore
Al Gore
were re-nominated without incident by the Democratic Party. Numerous candidates entered the 1996 Republican primaries, with Dole considered the early front-runner. Dole clinched the nomination after defeating challenges by publisher Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes
and paleoconservative leader Pat Buchanan. Dole's running mate was Jack Kemp, a former Congressman and football player who had served as the Housing Secretary under President George H. W
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United States Presidential Election, 1992
George H. W. Bush RepublicanElected President Bill Clinton DemocraticThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1992 was the 52nd quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1992. Democratic Governor Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
of Arkansas
Arkansas
defeated incumbent Republican President George H. W. Bush, independent businessman Ross Perot of Texas, and a number of minor candidates. Bush had alienated many of the conservatives in his party by breaking his 1988 campaign pledge against raising taxes, but he fended off a primary challenge from conservative commentator Pat Buchanan. Bush's popularity after his success in the Gulf War
Gulf War
dissuaded high-profile Democratic candidates like Mario Cuomo
Mario Cuomo
from entering the 1992 Democratic primaries
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United States Presidential Election, 1988
Ronald Reagan RepublicanElected President George H. W. Bush RepublicanThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1988 was the 51st quadrennial United States
United States
presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 8, 1988. Incumbent Vice President George H. W. Bush, the Republican nominee, defeated Democratic Governor Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts. The 1988 election is the only election since 1948 in which either major party won a third straight presidential election. Incumbent President Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
was ineligible to seek a third term, due to term limits established by the 22nd Amendment. With the support of incumbent Ronald Reagan, Bush entered the 1988 Republican primaries as the front-runner
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United States Presidential Election, 1984
Ronald Reagan RepublicanElected President Ronald Reagan RepublicanThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1984 was the 50th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1984. Incumbent Republican President Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
defeated former Vice President Walter Mondale, the Democratic candidate. Reagan faced only token opposition in his bid for re-nomination by the Republicans, and he and Vice President George H.W. Bush
George H.W. Bush
were easily re-nominated. Mondale defeated Senator Gary Hart
Gary Hart
and several other candidates in the 1984 Democratic primaries
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United States Presidential Election, 1980
Jimmy Carter DemocraticElected President Ronald Reagan RepublicanThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1980 was the 49th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on November 4, 1980. Republican nominee Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
defeated incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter. Due to the rise of conservativism following Reagan's victory, some historians consider the election to be a realigning election that marked the start of the "Reagan Era". Carter's unpopularity and poor relations with Democratic leaders encouraged an intra-party challenge by Senator Ted Kennedy, a younger brother of former President John F. Kennedy. Carter defeated Kennedy in the majority of the Democratic primaries, but Kennedy remained in the race until Carter was officially nominated at the 1980 Democratic National Convention
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United States Presidential Election, 1972
Richard Nixon RepublicanElected President Richard Nixon RepublicanThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1972, the 47th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972. Incumbent Republican President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
defeated Democratic Senator George McGovern
George McGovern
of South Dakota. Nixon easily swept aside challenges from two Republican congressmen in the 1972 Republican primaries to win re-nomination. McGovern, who had played a significant role in reforming the Democratic nomination system after the 1968 election, mobilized the anti-war movement and other liberal supporters to win his party's nomination
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Democratic Party (United States)
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (GOP). Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison's Democratic-Republican Party, the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest political party.[16] The Democrats' dominant worldview was once social conservatism and economic liberalism while populism was its leading characteristic in the rural South. In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
ran as a third-party candidate in the Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party, leading to a switch of political platforms between the Democratic and Republican Party and Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
being elected as the first fiscally progressive Democrat. Since Franklin D. Roosevelt
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United States Presidential Election, 1968
Lyndon B. Johnson DemocraticElected President Richard Nixon RepublicanThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968. The Republican nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon, defeated the Democratic nominee, incumbent Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Analysts have argued the election of 1968 was a major realigning election as it permanently disrupted the New Deal
New Deal
Coalition that had dominated presidential politics for 36 years. Incumbent Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
had been the early front-runner for his party's nomination, but he announced his withdrawal from the race after anti- Vietnam War
Vietnam War
candidate Eugene McCarthy finished second in the New Hampshire primary. McCarthy, former Attorney General Robert F
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