Northeastern, Upper Midwest, and West Coast states which had previously been competitive began voting reliably Democratic.As of 2016, this is the most recent election in which an incumbent president was unseated, the previous one having been the 1980 election in which Ronald Reagan unseated then-incumbent Jimmy Carter.In the end, the Republicans were identified with the booming economy of the 1920s, whereas Smith, a Roman Catholic, suffered politically from anti-Catholic prejudice, his anti-prohibitionist stance, and his association with the legacy of corruption of Tammany Hall.
Hoover and Smith had been widely known as potential presidential candidates long before the campaign of 1928, and both were generally regarded as outstanding leaders.
Businessman and reality television personality Donald Trump became the Republican Party‘s presidential nominee on July 19, 2016, after defeating U. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, Governor of Ohio John Kasich, U. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida and other candidates in the Republican primary elections. ” One of them is a free trade-wary millionaire and political neophyte who locked up the Republican presidential nomination with promises to make America great and to get the economy firing on all cylinders. “ The United States presidential election of 1928 was the 36th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928.