Who was the oldest Presidential candidate?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

Peter Cooper (b. February 12, 1791) was the candidate of the Greenback party in 1876, when he was 85 years old.
Among the 2 biggest parties:
  • In 1984 President Ronald Reagan became the oldest US presidential candidate, when he successfully ran for re-election. He turned 73 that February.
  • In 1996 Senator Bob Dole became the oldest US presidential candidate to run for a first term. He turned 73 that July.
  • Senator John McCain is 72, and is therefore not the oldest candidate. He would however be the oldest person sworn in as a new president, if he is elected. If he serves two terms, he will be the oldest president.
9 people found this useful
In Uncategorized

Who were the 2000 presidential and vice presidential candidates?

The presidential candidates were vice president Al Gore of Tennessee and governor George W.Bush of Texas.The vice presidential candidates were defense secretary Dick Cheney of