Political button

Political button
Title
Political button
Medium 
metal and plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Description 
"We/Want/Wilson," blue on white
Credit Line 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number 
2008.39.19
Gallery Label 
Cliff Wilson, Democrat, ran for New York State Assembly from the 37th AD (Queens) in 1976, and for Democratic nomination for Congress from teh 7th CD in 1982. Malcolm Wilson (1914-2000), Republican, ran for Governor of New York in 1974, but lost to Hugh Carey. He had previously been elected Lieutenant Governor under Nelson Rockefeller, whom he succeeded briefly as governor when the later resigned in mid-term.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group