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Editor says, what if Richard Nixon won the 1962 California Gubernatorial race? muses Robbie Taylor. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Politicians thread. Alternate Historian and 1 other(s) like this article.
In 1962,Richard Nixon won the governor's race in California against Democratic incumbent Edmond Brown.
Kicked to the KerbHe was reelected in 1966, and used the office for another unsuccessful run at the presidency in 1968. After the loss in '68, he remarked to reporters, "you won't have Nixon to kick around anymore".
He left public life after this and devoted himself to memoirs of his life as Vice-President and Governor.