|Text on Button||MARIO CUOMO in '88|
Image is dividen into three horizontal stripes, green upper and lower stripes, and white in the middle. White stars on green stipes, red text on white stripe.
|Curl Text||(union bug) 40 Pd. for by the Nat. Draft Cuomo for Pres. Comm. Not authorized by any candidate.|
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Mario Cuomo was an American politician who served as the 52nd Governor of New York between 1983 and 1994, the Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1979 to 1982, and also the Secretary of State from New York from 1975 to 1978. Noted for his liberal views, Cuomo was a popular figure within the Democratic party by the late twentieth-century. His rise in popularity warranted many to consider him a front-runner for the Democratic nomination for President in both 1988 and also 1992. During the 1988 election, Cuomo announced his lack of interest in running and personally declined draft movements to enter the election. Cuomo showed similar disinterest for the 1992 election. Regardless, Cuomo remained a popular figure within the party and went on write numerous essays and books, while also speaking regularly at many functions across the country.
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