Lindsey Graham 2016 presidential campaign

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Lindsey Graham
for President

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CampaignRepublican Presidential Primary, 2016
U.S. Presidential Election, 2016
CandidateLindsey Graham
U.S. Senator from South Carolina (2003–present)
Congressman (1995–2003)
AffiliationRepublican Party
StatusAnnounced: June 1, 2015,
Suspended: December 21, 2015
HeadquartersP.O. Box 2732
Columbia, South Carolina
ReceiptsUS$3,709,552 (2015-06-30[1])
Slogan" Ready To Be Commander-in-Chief On Day One "

The 2016 presidential campaign of Lindsey Graham, the senior United States Senator from South Carolina, and former member of the House of Representatives, was announced on June 1, 2015. Graham sought the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election; a close personal friend of Senator John McCain of Arizona, Graham was a top staffer during McCain's 2008 campaign.[2]

After low polling numbers, Graham withdrew from the race on December 21, 2015.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Candidate (P60007697) Summary Reports – 2016 Cycle". Federal Election Commission. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
  2. Dooley, Erin (June 1, 2015). "Lindsey Graham Jumps Into 2016 Presidential Race: 'Ready to Be Commander-in-Chief on Day One". ABC News. Retrieved June 1, 2015.
  3. "Republican Lindsey Graham quits 2016 race". BBC Retrieved December 21, 2015.