Democrats: Bobby for Veep?

On the Democratic side of the New Hampshire primary, Lyndon Johnson got 29,317 write-in votes for President and Bobby Kennedy got 25,094 for Vice President. The 4,223-vote difference was not much, but it drew a sigh of relief that could be heard right in the White House oval office.

At one point, the write-in campaign for Bobby as the President's November running mate had threatened to embarrass Johnson seriously. It also stirred up a beehive of rumors about how Lyndon and Bobby were feuding and were no longer even on speaking terms.


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