Presidential campaigns have always acted as a mirror of their times. American History USA is pleased to offer The Campaign Trail for your enjoyment. Pick your candidate and try to win a presidential election!

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Do you have what it takes to win a Presidential Election?

  • Select a year and a candidate to find out.
  • You will answer questions about your platform and positions, and also about your campaign strategy.
  • The answers will affect your popularity for better or worse, both nationally and in individual states.
  • Walk the fine line between appealing to your base and winning a majority of the votes.
A Presidential Election Collage

Campaign Trail results and averages by election:

Which President's personality most closely matches yours? Take our Presidential Personality Quiz.

Special thanks to New Signature for their work on a clickable U.S. map. You must have Javascript enabled to play this game. See more info here.