Grand Slam for Burlington

Title

Grand Slam for Burlington

Subject

electoral politics

Description

Bernie Sanders was first elected Mayor of Burlington, Vermont, in 1981, by ten votes. He subsequently won re-election in 1983, 1985 and 1987 before moving on to the House of Representatives and then the U.S. Senate. This poster was created for his 1987 re-election campaign, which he won 56% to 44% over Paul Lafayette.

Creator

Sanders for Mayor Committee

Source

Roz Payne

Publisher

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date

ca. 1987

Citation

Sanders for Mayor Committee, “Grand Slam for Burlington,” Roz Payne Sixties Archive, accessed March 1, 2021, https://rozsixties.unl.edu/items/show/94.

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