Lincoln was never a US senator. He served one term -- two years -- in Congress long before he was President. He ran for Senator in 1858, attracted national attention for his debates with Stephen Douglas, but lost the election to Douglas.
0 years Abraham Lincoln never ran for the office of State Senator, in Illinois. He ran twice, for US Senator, from Illinois, losing to Stephen Douglas.
Abraham Lincoln was the senator of Illinois and served one term
Lincoln lived in Illinois all of his adult life, if that is what you are asking. He was elected to Congress from Illinois in 1834 , long before he was President. His campaign for Illinois senator put him into the national spotlight even though he loist.
Stephen A. Douglas beat Abraham Lincoln.
US Senator from Illinois.
no he did not won the senate seat
He was the junior senator from Illinois.
No, Douglas did. In 1859, the Illinois legislature selected Douglas for the U.S. Senate over Lincoln by a vote of 54 to 46.
Stephen A. Douglas debated Lincoln in a famous series of debates in 1858. They were campaigning for the office of US Senator from Illinois. The debates attracted national attention and were published in the newspapers in the East as well as the Midwest.
Because even though he was born in Kentucky, Abraham Lincoln was a US senator from Illinois, before becoming President. He lived in Springfield from 1837 to 1861.
The newest senator of Illinois is Tammy Duckworth.
Lincoln was not elected to the Senate after the Lincoln-Douglas debate . US Senators were still elected by state legislatures, and in 1859, the Illinois legislature selected Douglas for the U.S. Senate over Lincoln by a vote of 54 to 46.
He served one term as a U.S. senator, after having served three terms as an Illinois state senator.
US Senator from Illinois. Prior to that he was a state senator from Illinois.
He lived in Illinois from age 22 until he was elected President of the United States. He also was an Illinois State Assemblyman for 4 terms, a US Representative, from Illinois for 1 term, and ran for US Senator from Illinois, twice.
Well, Abraham Lincoln was never a US or State Senator. And the famous wrestling match you may be referring to is one with Jack Armstrong, when Lincoln wrestled the famous town bully, in New Salem, Illinois.
among other things: US Senator from Illinois, Illinois State Senator
He was never a governor. He was an Illinois State Senator and later a US Senator from Illinois
Abraham Lincoln did win the position of US senator for Illinios
No, in the 1858 election for U.S. Senator from Illinois, Stephen A. Douglas won 54 to 46.
Yes, Barack Obama was a US Senator from Illinois when he was elected President. He also served as a state Senator in Illinois.
State Senator, Illinois General Assembly; US Senator from Illinois
community organizer, law professor, Illinois State Senator, US Senator from Illinois
Illinois was the state where he was elected Senator before he was elected President.Illinois.Barack Obama is one of two US Senators for the US State of Illinois.IllinoisPresident Obama was U.S. Senator of Illinois, Chicago. He began there as a State legislator. He was however not born and raised there.