Top Ten Best American Politicians Who Never Won the Presidential Election


The Top Ten

1 Mitt Romney Mitt Romney

He was going to be the next Ronald Reagan - 2storm

Not even close. Romney is no Reagan. He's a Milquetoast who blew an election against a vulnerable sitting president. Complete loser.

2 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin

Higher than Romney that's for certain.

Great political person - 2storm

Would have been great - TwilightKitsune

3 John Hancock John Hancock

He was a great politician who was technically the first leader of this nation - 2storm

4 Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.
5 Thomas Paine Thomas Paine

He could have been great - 2storm

6 Samuel Adams

Great leader - 2storm

7 Paul Ryan Paul Ryan
8 Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton
9 Henry Clay
10 Robert F. Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, commonly known by his initials RFK, was an American politician from Massachusetts.

He was better than his brother - 2storm

The Contenders

11 William Jennings Bryan

He lost 3 presidential elections. - clusium

12 Colin Powell

Would have won the election easily, becoming the first African-American president, but chose not to run for personal reasons.

13 Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician and a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2016 election.
14 Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong

Like Colin Powell, could have won in a landslide, but did not want to be president.

15 Al Gore Al Gore Albert Arnold "Al" Gore Jr. is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.
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