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Andrew Pulley

Andrew Pulley (born May 5, 1951)[1] is a former American politician who ran as Socialist Workers Party (SWP) candidate for Vice President of the United States in 1972; at the time he was twenty years old, making him ineligible under the United States Constitution.[2] Along with presidential candidate Linda Jenness, he received 52,799 votes. At the time he ran he was a civil rights movement supporter, steel mill worker and Vietnam War U.S. Army veteran who'd opposed the war. He ran for Mayor of Chicago, Illinois in 1978 and then was the SWP candidate for president in 1980,[3] when he received 40,105 votes.

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  1. ^ "Woman Candidate Can't Win, Too Young To Serve".  
  2. ^ Martin Waldron. The Socialist Campaign: Low Funds, High Hopes. St. Petersburg Times. January 2, 1972:9-A.
  3. ^ Jeff Samuels. Mill Worker's Sights Set on White House. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. November 27, 1979 [Retrieved January 18, 2010].
Party political offices
Preceded by
Paul Boutelle
Socialist Workers Party Vice presidential candidate
1972 (lost)
Succeeded by
Willie Mae Reid
Preceded by
Peter Camejo
Socialist Workers Party Presidential candidate
1980 (lost)
Succeeded by
Melvin T. Mason


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