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Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign Materials
FC.2017.04  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign Materials
    Dates: 2015-2017
    Collection Number: FC.2017.04
    Creator/Collector: Nicholas Seider
    Extent: 2 Document Boxes
    Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
    Fullerton, California 92834-4150
    Abstract: This collection includes homemade and official campaign materials, along with some voting materials and items related to the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research. Some materials within the collection are subject to access restrictions and/or reproduction restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the California State University, Fullerton University Archives and Special Collections. No part may be quoted for publication without the written permission of the University Archives & Special Collections, CSU Fullerton or the copyright holder. Requests for permission to quote from these materials should be addressed to: California State University, Fullerton University Archives & Special Collections 800 N. State College, PLS-352 |Fullerton, CA 92834-3599 (657) 278-3444 Permission requests for photograph

    Preferred Citation

    Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign Materials. California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

    Acquisition Information

    No Accruals Expected

    Biography/Administrative History

    Senator Bernie Sanders ran for president on the democratic ticket in 2016. Expected to be an “also ran” candidate, Sanders started the campaign at less than 3% in the initial polls. By the end of summer 2015 he was a legitimate contender, and national polls increased up through the primaries. Notable about his campaign was the ability to break records again and again in the most attendees at a political campaign rally. He won multiple primary states, but narrowly lost others including Iowa and California (California by less than 5%). Although he technically lost the primaries, he refused to concede to allow his campaign’s delegates to attend the Democratic National Convention and give them an opportunity to become more involved in the political process. Democrat “super delegates” historically vote in favor of the nominee that won the most primary states, and maintained that precedent by putting their weight behind Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Sanders officially conceded when state delegate vote tallies were announced at the convention.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection includes homemade and official campaign materials, along with some voting materials and items related to the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

    Indexing Terms

    Presidents - United States - Election
    Presidential candidates
    Democratic National Convention 2016
    Sanders, Bernard

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