Friday, November 04, 2005
On this day:

A great day in American history

Ronald Reagan won his bid for the presidency 25 years ago today. By the time the night was over, he had secured 489 electoral votes, representing 44 states, to Jimmy Carter's 49, representing 6 states and the District of Columbia.

I wasn't too "in-tune" with politics at the time, seeing as how I was only 7 years old, but I distinctly remember one of my teachers taking a show of hands in class one day to see how we would vote if we were allowed to. I raised my hand in favor of Jimmy Carter.

That was the first and last time I endorsed a Democrat for President.