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This is a list of known presidential nominees in the works of Harry Turtledove.

Democratic Party

Southern Victory

Election Candidate Won (Y/N?)
1864 Unknown Y
1868 Y
1872 Y
1876 Samuel J. Tilden Tilden Y
1880 N
1888
(presumed)
Alfred Thayer Mahan ATMahan Y
1892
(presumed)
Y
1896
(presumed)
Thomas Reed Reed Y
1900
(presumed)
Y
1904
Unknown Y
1908 Y
1912 Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Y
1916 Y
1920 N
1924 Unknown Nophoto N
1928 Calvin Coolidge Coolidge N
1932 Y
1936 Herbert Hoover Hoover N
1940 Robert Taft RTaft N
1944 Thomas Dewey Thomas e dewey2 Y

Other Nominees

In The Guns of the South, Horatio Seymour is the Democratic nominee in 1864. Seymour wins.

In both the short story and the novel Joe Steele, the eponymous Steele is the Democratic nominee in 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, and 1952. Steele wins each election.

In The War That Came Early, Franklin D. Roosevelt receives the Democratic nomination in 1940 as he did in OTL. Further, Roosevelt wins as he did in OTL. This is the only presidential election depicted in the series.

In the Colonization trilogy, Hubert Humphrey is the nominee in the 1964 election, the only election depicted in the overall Worldwar franchise. Humphrey loses.

In "Election Day", John F. Kennedy Jr. did not make his fateful flight in 1999. He becomes the Democratic nominee in 2016, and wins the election.

Republican Party

Joe Steele

Election Candidate Won (Y/N?)
1932 Herbert Hoover Hoover N
1936 Alf Landon Landon N
1940 Wendell Willkie Willkie N
1944 Thomas Dewey Thomas e dewey2 N
1948 Harold Stassen Stassen N
1952 Robert Taft RTaft N

In the short story, the Republican Party stopped nominating candidates after 1940.

Southern Victory

Known Republican candidates:

Other Nominees

In The Guns of the South, the Republican Party fractures during the 1864 election. While Abraham Lincoln is the nominee for the establishment wing of the party John C. Frémont is nominated by the radical wing. Neither win the election.

In The War That Came Early, the Republican Party fractures during the 1940 election. While Wendell Willkie is the  nominee for the establishment wing of the party, Alf Landon is the nominee for the isolationist wing. Neither win the election.

In Colonization trilogy, Earl Warren is the Republican nominee in 1960 and 1964, although only the 1964 election is depicted within Turtledove's actual work. Warren wins both elections.

In "Election Day", Donald Trump is the Republican nominee in 2016 as in OTL. He loses to Democrat John F. Kennedy Jr.

Socialists and Other Third Parties

Southern Victory

Throughout the 20th century, the Socialist Party became a viable opposition party to the historically dominant Democrats.

Election Candidate Won (Y/N?)
1908 Eugene V. Debs Debs N
1912 N
1916 N
1920 Upton Sinclair UptonSinclair Y
1924 Y
1928 Hosea Blackford Nophoto Y
1932 N
1936 Al Smith Smith Y
1940 Y
1944 Charles W. La Follette Nophoto N

Other Nominees

George McClellan runs as an Independent in the 1864 election in The Guns of the South. He loses, but he does carry two states.

Norman Thomas is the Socialist candidate in 1932 in the novel Joe Steele as he was in OTL. His impact on the election appears to be as irrelevant as it was in OTL.

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