Joe Walsh, guitarist in the Eagles and other bands, ran for president in 1980 on the platform of “free gas for everyone” and promised to make “Life’s Been Good” the new national anthem if he won.
With the exception of 2004, the Nickelodeon specials “Kids Pick the President” have correctly predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election since 1988.
Vigo County, Indiana has voted correctly with the winner in every presidential election since 1956, and in all but two since 1892.
Last year more people planned to shop on Black Friday than voted in the presidential election.
Ronald Reagan won 49 out of 50 states in his second term election, missing the only one by less than 4000 votes.