I Was President...ALMOST

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Can you name the men who can honestly say, 'I was president....almost'?

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If the House of Representatives (particularly Alexander Hamilton) had voted differently in the Electoral College tie, then I would have been elected President in 1800.
If party officials had not replaced me with Andrew Johnson, then I would have become President in 1865.
If Andrew Johnson had been impeached, then I would have become President since there was no Vice-President in 1868.
If the popular vote took precedence over the Electoral College, then I would have been elected President in 1876.
If I would have lived two years longer, then I would have likely become President in 1901 after the assassination of McKinley.
If I had kept my lead on the 46th ballot at the Democratic convention, then I would likely have become President in 1912 with Taft and Roosevelt splitting the Republican vote.
If Wilson had been declared unable to lead after his debilitating stroke, then I would have become President in 1919.
If I had not been replaced by Truman for FDR’s fourth term, then I would have become President in 1945.
If the early newspaper accounts announcing my victory had been correct, then I would have been elected President in 1948.
If I could have kept myself out of trouble, then I likely would have become President in 1974 upon Nixon’s resignation.
If either of two assassination attempts on the Ford had been successful, then I would have become President in 1975.
If the popular vote took precedence over the Electoral College, then I would have been elected President in 2000.

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