Pin-back campaign button

Object Number: 
2001.211
Date: 
2000
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Circular metal pin-back campaign button "Gore/ 2000/ Lieberman" colors are red, white and blue; white star above the year.
Gallery Label: 
Albert Gore and Joseph Lieberman were the Democratic candidates for the Presidency. They ran in 2000 against George W. Bush and Richard Chaney. It wasn't until three months later that the winner was announced with a tremendous amount of contraversy. Gore and Lieberman won the popular vote while Bush and Chaney won the electoral college vote, which ultimately won them the election.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gloria Yuen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group