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Bernie Sanders


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-2016 Write-in President 79341 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Bernard Sanders
Born: September 8, 1941 in New York, New York
Married: Deborah Shiling (m. 1964, div. 1966), Jane O'Meara (m. 1988)
Children: Levi

1981-1989: Mayor, City of Burlington, Vermont
1986: Candidate for Governor of Vermont (Lost; 14%)
1988: Candidate for US House of Representatives (Lost; 38%)
1991-2007: Member, U.S. House of Representatives [Vermont]
2007-Present: U.S. Senator from Vermont
2016: [Democratic] Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
2020: [Democratic] Primary Candidate for President (Withdrew)