Campaigning for President

New York and the American Election

June 24 - November 4, 2008

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Explore the effects of New York on the strategies of presidential campaigns.

From the time that it hosted the first presidential inauguration in 1789, New York City has always played a pivotal role in national politics. Campaigning for President: New York and the American Election explores New York’s effect on presidential electoral campaigns for over 200 years, concentrating on the role of New York candidates, third parties, power brokers, and voters in the race for president.

Presented in collaboration with the Museum of Democracy.

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