Button, Ross Perot, 1992


Texas entrepreneur Ross Perot ran as an independent in the 1992 presidential election. Although he finished third behind Democrat Bill Clinton, governor of Arkansas, and Republican President George H.W. Bush, Perot received almost 19% of the popular vote making him the most successful non-major party candidate since Theodore Roosevelt in 1912.

Date Made: 1992

Referenced: Perot, H. Ross

Referenced: Political CampaignsRelated Event: Presidential Campaign of 1992


See more items in: Political History: Political History, Campaign Collection, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2005.0110.07Accession Number: 2005.0110Catalog Number: 2005.0110.07

Object Name: Button

Physical Description: metal (overall material)white; red; blue (overall color)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-c069-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1289085

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