|1992 Democratic National Convention|
|Date||July 13 - July 16|
|Venue||Madison Square Garden|
|City||New York City|
|Presidential Nominee||Bill Clinton of Arkansas|
|Vice Presidential Nominee||Al Gore of Tennessee|
The 1992 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party nominated Governor Bill Clinton of Arkansas for President and Senator Al Gore of Tennessee for Vice President; Clinton announced Gore as his running-mate on July 9, 1992. Events 1174 - William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173-1174, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Events 622 - The beginning of the Islamic calendar. 1054 - Three Roman legates fractured relations between the Western and Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, and known colloquially as The Garden, has been the name of four Arenas in New York City. The City of New York William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States Arkansas ( is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Albert Arnold Gore Jr (born March 31 1948 is an American environmental Activist, author Businessperson, former Politician, and former Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Democratic Party is one of two major Political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III, August 19 1946 served as the forty-second President of the United States Arkansas ( is a state located in the southern region of the United States. The President of the United States is the Head of state and Head of government of the United States and is the highest political official in United States by Albert Arnold Gore Jr (born March 31 1948 is an American environmental Activist, author Businessperson, former Politician, and former Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. The Vice President of the United States is the first person in the presidential line of succession, becoming the new President of the United States upon the death Events 455 - Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) The convention was held at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York from July 13 to July 16, 1992. Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, and known colloquially as The Garden, has been the name of four Arenas in New York City. The City of New York New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Events 1174 - William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173-1174, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Events 622 - The beginning of the Islamic calendar. 1054 - Three Roman legates fractured relations between the Western and Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) The Clinton-Gore ticket then faced incumbents George H. W. Bush and Dan Quayle in the 1992 presidential election. George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12 1924 served as the forty-first President of the United States from 1989 to 1993 James Danforth "Dan" Quayle (born February 4 1947 is an American politician and a former Senator from the state of Indiana. The United States presidential elections of 1992 featured a battle between incumbent President, Republican George H
The convention's keynote speaker was former Texas Representative Barbara Jordan, who had also keynoted the party's 1976 convention. Texas ( is a state geographically located in the South Central United States and is also known as the Lone Star State. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. Barbara Charline Jordan ( February 21, 1936 – January 17, 1996) was an American politician from Texas The 1976 National Convention of the US Democratic Party met at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from July 12 to July Other notable speakers included Democratic National Committee Chair Ron Brown, Elizabeth Glaser, and governors Mario Cuomo (NY) and Zell Miller (GA), who said: "Not all of us can be born rich, handsome, and lucky, and that's why we have a Democratic Party. The Democratic National Committee (DNC is the principal organization governing the United States Democratic Party on a day to day basis Ronald Harmon Brown ( August 1, 1941 &ndash April 3, 1996) was the United States Secretary of Commerce, serving during the first Elizabeth Glaser, born Elizabeth Meyer, ( &ndash) was a major American AIDS activist and child advocate married to Actor and director Mario Matthew Cuomo (born Queens New York, June 15, 1932) served as the 52nd Governor of New York from 1983 to 1994 Zell Bryan Miller (born February 24 1932 is an American Politician from the U The State of Georgia ( is a state in the United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule " He also said "Our Commander in Chief talks like Dirty Harry but acts like Barney Fife. Dirty Harry is a 1971 Crime film produced and directed by Don Siegel. "
The convention, organized by chairman Ron Brown, was seen as a great success. Ronald Brown or Ron Brown may refer to Ron Brown (American football (born 1961 American football player and Olympic athlete Ronnie Unlike some earlier Democratic conventions, it had been well planned and run with few gaffes or errors, as even Republicans conceded. The ending of the convention played the theme song of Bill Clinton's 1992 campaign, Fleetwood Mac's "Don't Stop". The phrase theme music usually refers to that of a radio program, Television program, or Movie. Fleetwood Mac are a British / American " Don't Stop " is a song by the rock group Fleetwood Mac, written by vocalist and keyboard player Christine McVie.
Clinton received a significant poll bounce from the convention, due to both the perceived success of the convention, as well as Ross Perot announcing he was withdrawing from the campaign just as the convention was ending. Henry Ross Perot (born June 27 1930 is an American businessman from Texas, who is best known for seeking the office of President of the United States in (Perot got back into the race in October).
The Convention bounce gave the Clinton/Gore ticket a lead which it never relinquished, which only shrank significantly when Ross Perot re-entered the race. Clinton and Gore went on to defeat President Bush, Vice-President Quayle along with independent candidate Ross Perot and his running mate, James Stockdale, in the general election. Henry Ross Perot (born June 27 1930 is an American businessman from Texas, who is best known for seeking the office of President of the United States in Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale (December 23 1923&ndashJuly 5 2005 was one of the most highly decorated officers in the history of the United States Navy The United States presidential elections of 1992 featured a battle between incumbent President, Republican George H
Pennsylvania Governor Bob Casey wanted to speak at the convention, but did not speak. Governors Pennsylvania was one of the original Thirteen colonies, and was admitted as a state on December 12 1787 For other people with the same name see Robert Casey. Robert Patrick Casey Sr Casey maintained that he was denied a speaking spot because he intended to give a speech about his opposition to abortion, while the Clinton camp said that Casey did not speak because he had not endorsed the Clinton/Gore ticket.  After the convention was over, Casey told the New York Times, "I support the ticket. Period. " Other Democrats opposing abortions such as Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, Senators John Breaux and Howell Heflin, and five anti-abortion Democratic governors did speak. Richard Michael Daley (born April 24 1942 is a United States Politician, member of the national and local Democratic Party and current mayor John Berlinger Breaux (bɹo (born March 1, 1944) is a former United States senator from Louisiana who served from 1987 until 2005 Howell Thomas Heflin (June 19 1921 &ndash March 29 2005 was a United States Senator from Alabama, and a member of the Democratic Party. While Democratic officials said that these speakers were not barred from discussing their opposition to abortion, they nonetheless did not focus on the issue in their speeches. 
Casey asked both DNC Chairman Ron Brown and Ann Richards, the convention's chairwoman, for a speaking spot. Ronald Brown or Ron Brown may refer to Ron Brown (American football (born 1961 American football player and Olympic athlete Ronnie This article is about the American politician/teacher for the Australian-American actress see Ann Richards (actress. Neither responded directly, and Casey later received a letter explaining that he would not receive a spot. 
Controversy regarding Casey's treatment at the 1992 Convention was frequently cited in media coverage of his son Bob Casey, Jr.'s successful 2006 Pennsylvania Senate campaign against Republican incumbent Rick Santorum. Robert Patrick Casey Jr (born April 13, 1960) better known as Bob Casey Jr Richard John Santorum (born May 10, 1958) is a former United States Senator from the Commonwealth of   
Another person having trouble getting on the platform to make a speech was former California Governor Jerry Brown, who was still a candidate and wanted to address the convention to state his case for a "humility agenda. Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr (born April 7, 1938) is the current Attorney General and former governor of the State of " Democratic officials stated that a candidate can second his own nomination, but that other than that a candidate cannot address the convention before the voting takes place. Brown wound up seconding his own nomination.
Gore was nominated by acclamation on a voice vote
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