P4E4

Note that these are campaigns (scenarios) for President Forever (Original, 2004 version), not President Forever 2008 + Primaries.

We are maintaining this page for campaign designers who are interested in the campaigns designed for the original President Forever.

If you want to run the campaigns, you can get President Forever (Original, 2004 version) here.

Note: if you are having problems editing the scenarios.txt file to add scenarios to P4E4, and are using Windows Vista or 7, check permissions on the scenarios.txt file (in the Windows File Explorer, right-click on the relevant folder or file and select Properties). Make sure permissions are set to allow you to edit the file.

Note: These campaigns were not made by 270soft.com, and are in addition to the ones that are provided with the game.

For information on how to install a third-party scenario for P4E4, see here.

For information on how to create or edit a P4E4 scenario, see the President Forever (Original, 2004 version) help file.

Scenarios at a glance

U.S.A.

2004 and earlier:

“Third Party Battle” – 2004
“Perot’s Return” – 2004
“Dean The Independent” – 2004
“Iraq and the Economy” – 2004
“Defer’s USA” – 2004
“America Decides” – 2004
“AGS2” – 2004
“Fair” – 2004
“Celebrity Challenge” – 2004
“The Bush Bounce” – 2004
“September 15th” – 2004
“VP” – 2004
“Greece U.S.A.” – 2004
“Black America Volume I” – 2004
“Black America Volume II” – 2004
“Bartlet for America” – 2002
“A Nation Divisible” – 2000
“Bush vs Gore” – 2000
“Gore vs the Republicans” – 2000
“Democrat’s Woes” – 2000
“Alternate” – 1996
1996jl – 1996
“Bill vs. George and George” – 1996
“The Power of Perot” – 1992
“The Color of Money” – 1992
“1988mm” – 1988
“Reagan vs Mondale” – 1984
“National Nightmare” – 1980
“1976mm” – 1976
“1972mm” – 1972
“Post Revolution: Peace and Love” – 1972
1968mm – 1968
“Kennedy Lives” – 1964
“Goldwater vs LBJ – I” – 1964
“Goldwater vs LBJ – II” – 1964
“Soviet Invasion” – 1964
“New Frontiers” – 1960
“Ike vs Adlai” – 1952
“Weary” – 1952
“Dewey vs Truman” – 1948
1948mm – 1948
“The Normandy Nightmare” – 1944
“FDR vs Hoover” – 1932
“The Great Crash” – 1932
“Pre-Crash: Hoover vs Smith” – 1928
“Coolidge vs Davis” – 1924
“Disillusionment” – 1920
“Wilson vs Hughes” – 1916
1912mm – 1912
“Bryan vs Taft” – 1908
“Jennings Bryan vs McKinley” – 1896
“Harrison vs Cleveland” – 1888
“Garfield vs Hancock” – 1880
“Tilden vs Hayes” – 1876
“Grant vs Seymour – Updated” – 1868
“Grant vs Seymour” – 1868
“Union” – 1864
“Confederacy” – 1864
“A Nation Divided” – 1860
1860jc – 1860
“Buchanan vs. Fremont vs. Fillmore” – 1856
“Territorial Expansion” – 1844
“Van Buren vs Harrison” – 1836
“Favorite Sons” – 1836
1800mm – 1800
“Jefferson vs Adams” – 1800
“Washington vs Adams” – 1789
“Independence” – 1789

Future:

“West Wing” – 2006
“Santos vs. Vinick” – 2006
“Immigration” – 2008
“A Foreign Election” – 2008
“USL President” – 2008
“Ultimate United North America” – 2008 v. 2.0
“Liberal States of America” – 2008
“Bush’s Screw-Up” – 2008
“Ultimate” – 2008
“Top Dogs” – 2008
“Evan Bayh’s Attempt” – 2008
“Kerry vs. GOP” – 2008
“The Wedge” – 2008
“Red Dawn” – 2008
“Blue Moon” – 2008
“Red Moon” – 2008
“Blue Dawn” – 2008
“United North America” – 2008
“Who vs Whom?” – 2008
“A New Direction” – 2008
“Powell” – 2008
“The Return of Clinton” – 2008
“The Intellectual President” – 2008
“Kerry vs J. Bush vs Constitution vs Ventura” – 2008
“H.R. Clinton vs K.B. Hutchison” – 2008
“Kerry, Terrorist Attacks, China, and Zell Miller” – 2008
“The Greens Are Coming” – 2008
“Constitution Party Rising” – 2008
2008nb – 2008
“The Future of Politics” – 2012
“The Driver” – 2012
“Democratic Split” – 2012
“Secession Redux?” – 2012
“Rising Stars” – 2020
“Post-Powell” – 2024
“Battle Royal” – 2050

Confederacy

“CSA” – 2005 – Bonar
“CSA” – 2005
“First Confederate Election” – 1866
“Provisional Confederate Election” – 1861

Gubernatorial

“Washington Governor” – 2004
“Massachusetts Gubernatorial” – 2002
“AZ Governor ’06” – Arizona 2006
“Swann vs. Rendell – Pennsylvania Gubernatorial” – 2006
“New York Governor” – 2006
“Maine Votes” – 2006
“Rhode Island” – 2006
“New Jersey Governor” – 2005
“Indiana Governor” – 2004
“California Governor” – 2003
“New York Governor” – 2002
“New Jersey Governor” – 2001
“Connecticut” – 1998

Senatoral

“Pennsylvania Senate” – 2006
“Wisconsin Senate” – 2004
“South Dakota Senate” – 2004
“South Dakota Senate (Popular Vote)” – 2004

Mayoral

“DC Mayor” – 2006

Texas

“Texas” – 1992

New York Metro

“King of New York Metro” – 2004

Primaries

“Republican Primaries” – 1964
“Republican Primaries” – 1968
“Democratic Vice-Presidential Nomination” – 1956
“West Wing Democratic Primaries” – 2006
“Democratic Primaries” – 2008
“Democratic Iowa Caucus” – 2008
“Republican Nomination” – 2000
“Democratic Iowa Caucus” – 2004
“Constitution Nomination” – 2008
“Government America New Hampshire Primary” – 2005
“The Libertarian Nomination” – 2004

U.S.A. Other

“Almost Presidents” – 2006

Science Fiction

“2148 Post-Imperium” – 2148
“Cowboy Bebop” – 2071
“Manchurian Candidate” – 1956

Australia

“Australia” – 2004

Canada

“Canadian Alliance Leadership” – Canada 2002
“Canadian Alliance Leadership” – Canada 2000
“PC Leadership” – Canada 2003
“United States of Canada” – 2004

Europe

“Soviet Union” – 2005
“Russia” – 2008
“Napoleonic War” – 1812
“Federal European Republic” – 2014
“Ukraine” – 2004
“U.K.” – 2005 B
“U.K.” – 2005
“World War One: 1914-1918” – 1914
“Protestant Reformation” – 1555
“Protestant Reformation West Edition” – 1555
“France” – 2002

Iraq

“U.N.” – 2003
“A New Start for Iraq” – Iraq 2005

Mexico

“Mexico” – 2006
“Mexico” – 2000

Asia

“Indonesia” – 2004

The Americas

“Battle of America” – 2004

Collegial

“GM Week” – 2004

“Mexico” – 2006
(New! 2007-4-19)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

“The voters are choosing Vicente Fox’s successor. An important election, it is bound to be close and scattered with fraud.”

“1948” – 1948
(New! 2007-1-19)

Author: John Dobbins
Reviews

“1948 – Dewey versus Truman.”

“During Reconstruction” – 1868
(New! 2006-1-19)

Author: Bobby Yu
Reviews

“An update to the 1868 scenario.”

“Battlestar Galactica” – 2006
(New! 2006-12-3)

Author: Doug Bailey
Reviews

“This scenario is based on the Presidential election depicted on the Sci-Fi Network show Battlestar Galactica (spring 2006 season). The main candidates are incumbent President Laura Roslin and her current VP Gaius Baltar. Who will prevail to lead what is left of humanity?”

“Libertarian Surge” – 2004
(New! 2006-12-3)

Author: Joseph Majsterski
Reviews

“A potential Clint Eastwood run in 2004 as a Libertarian”

“Tippecanoe and Tyler Too” – 1840
(New! 2006-12-3)

Author: Doug Bailey
Reviews

“The administration of Democrat Martin Van Buren has fallen into disfavor. The Whig party nominated the hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe, William Henry Harrison. The campaign is noted for the famous slogan “Tippecanoe and Tyler Too.” Will Harrison and running mate John Tyler make it to the White House? Or will Van Buren hang on to win a second term?”

“Indonesia” – 2004
(New! 2006-8-16)

Author: Kris Williamson
Reviews

“Indonesia is holding its first direct presidential elections. Who will win?”

“Immigration” – 2008
(New! 2006-6-5)

Author: Bringbackclinton01
Reviews

“After immigration became the big national issue in 2006, the Constitution Party took that and ran with it, becoming the first viable third party threat since Ross Perot. Can they play off of that and capture the White House in 2008?”

“Purple Reign” – 2008
(New! 2006-5-26)

Author: Doug Bailey
Reviews

“Starting with the 2006 midterms, the country reversed the partisan trends of the previous two elections. There are no longer any “Red States” or “Blue States”. The entire country has turned Purple. As such all 50 states are in play for both parties. Also, there is NO Regionalism in this scenario.”

“U.N.” – 2003
(New! 2006-4-21)

Author: Alex
Reviews

“The debate over the Iraq situation is coming to a head.”

“Almost Presidents” – 2006
(New! 2006-4-14)

Author: Flasuss
Reviews

“Candidates defeated in the presidential elections or in the primaries get another chance.”

“Global President” – 2006
(New! 2006-3-28)

Author: Ben Raue
Reviews

“The world has come together to elect a Global President, and the world’s leaders are vying for the position.”

“The Future of Politics” – 2012
(New! 2006-3-22)

Author: John Baden
Reviews

“What will the future of politics look like? This scenario offers many options.”

“Green Day” – 2008
(New! 2006-2-20)

Author: Johnny
Reviews

“Mother Nature has unleashed a ferocious series of catastrophic events catapulting the world into a spiral many think will lead to the end of civilization as we know it. Against this growing storm, the US electorate faces a choice more vital than any other in its history.”

“Blue Dawn” – 2008
(New! 2006-2-10)

Author: Johnny
Reviews

“A sweeping Democratic victory in the ’06 mid-term elections leads to the impeachment of President George W. Bush and the indictment of over 40 senior GOP lawmakers. Against all odds, can the GOP hold onto the Presidency?”

“Red Moon” – 2008
(New! 2006-2-10)

Author: Johnny
Reviews

“The War on Terror is now being fought on America’s main streets and in its pocket books. The dollar’s collapse as the currency of international petro-trade has devastated the economy, while suicide attacks in U.S. cities have forced the government to deploy armed troops to enforce the peace.”

“Bill vs. George and George” – 1996
(New! 2005-12-13)

Author: ktitus
Reviews

“Bill Clinton and the Democrats are planning for a second term, but the Republicans have been planning as well. Their main weapon, former President George H. W. Bush and current Texas Governor George W. Bush! Will Clinton win, or can the two Georges cause a Republican Victory?”

“Soviet Union” – 2005
(New! 2005-9-9)

Author: Aaron Bonar
Reviews

Description: “It’s 2005 and election season in… the Soviet Union? This is a what-if scenario based on the idea that Gorbachev’s reforms had worked and the Soviet Union had become a multi-party republic. Will the CPSU, Conservatives, Reformers, or Nationalists prevail?”

“A Nation Divided” – 1860
(New! 2005-9-7)

Author: Doug Bailey
Reviews

Description: “The issue of slavery has caused the country to be more divided than at any point in its history. The Democratic Party has split along regional lines, opening the way for Abraham Lincoln of the new Republican Party. All four candidates are likely to win states, so the race is often decided by Congress.”

“Democratic Vice-Presidential Nomination” – 1956
(New! 2005-9-7)

Author: Matty Grossman
Reviews

Description: “The primaries are over, and Governor Adlai Stevenson has been nominated by the Democratic party for a second time. The convention is now very exciting, for Governor Stevenson has allowed that the delegates pick a Vice-Presidential nominee. Currently the convention is deadlocked. Who will win?”

“During Reconstruction” – 1868
(New! 2005-9-7)

Author: Bobby Yu
Reviews

Description: “The Civil War has ended. Reconstruction has started. The most prestigious US general against the governor of New York. Who will lead America in this crucial time period? Party popularity statistics are taken from history.”

“Washington Governor” – 2004
(2005-7-10)

Author: Phil Gardner
Reviews

Description: “After two terms as Governor of Washington State, Gary Locke has opted not to run again. The somewhat moderate Republican St. Sen. Dino Rossi managed to easily win the Republican primary, and Atny. Gen. Christine Gregoire managed to beat out Cnty. Ex. Ron Sims in the Democratic primary. Will the Democrats continue their domination of Washington? Or will the Republicans be able to take back the Mansion after 20 years with help from the Libertarian nominee?”

“Republican Primaries” – 1964
(2005-7-9)

Author: Matty Grossman
Reviews

Description: “After losing the Presidential contest in 1960 and then suffering a crushing defeat in the 1962 California Governor’s Race to Pat Brown, nominee Nixon has decided not to run against Johnson. Who, then, will win the Republican nomination?”

“Republican Primaries” – 1968
(2005-7-9)

Author: Matty Grossman
Reviews

Description: “Who will be the Democrats’ hand-picked successor for Lyndon Johnson – and therefore the Democratic contender for 37th President of the United States?”

“Massachusetts Gubernatorial” – 2002
(2005-7-1)

Author: Alex Williamson
Reviews

Description: “The twelve year hold on the governorship by the Republicans in this traditionally Democratic state is up for referendum. Will the mounting fiscal crisis return the Democrats to full power or will the voters choose four more years of Republican rule and divided government?”

“Alternate” – 1996
(2005-6-20)

Author: French Fisher and Mr. Hobbes
Reviews

Description: “In a world where FDR won all forty-eight states in 1936 and the Republican Party shriveled into a minor extremist organization, the world drastically changed. Henry Wallace became President following Roosevelt’s death in 1945, conservatives support civil rights and oppose the death penalty, the USSR is still alive and kicking, and Everett Dirksen and Joe Kennedy, Jr. are remembered as the greatest Presidents of the 1960’s. Now, in 1996, the incumbent Democrats seem poised to lose a landslide loss against the conservative Whig Party, with the GOP playing third wheel in Maine and Vermont … can you help Senator Josh Brookley take the White House or will Speaker of the House Glenallen Ryan become the next President?”

“West Wing” – 2006
(2005-6-7)

Author: Daniel Schrader and Adam Sarnstrom
Reviews

Description: “After 8 year under the Bartlet Administration, the White House is now open and a number of Republicans and Democrats have thrown their hats into the ring for a chance to become president. Will Republicans win back the White house or will Democrats tighten their hold?”

“CSA” – 2005 – Bonar
(2005-6-4)

Author: Aaron Bonar, from scenarios First Confederate Election by William Conlin and CSA – 2005 by Matthew Newman
Reviews

Description: “It’s 2005 and the Confederate election is just around the corner. The Confederate, Democratic, Freedom, and Reform parties are all striving to win, but recent changes in Confederate society may oust the conservative elements from power. Who will take the Davis House in 2005?”

“Pennsylvania Senate” – 2006
(2005-5-25)

Author: Jake Nichols
Reviews

Description: “From the beginnings of this race in the spring of 2005, Santorum and Casey have polled near each other. Now, as the election season begins in earnest, they face off against each other in a titanic battle for control of the Senate.”

“Santos vs. Vinick” – 2006
(2005-5-19)

Author: Doug Bailey
Reviews

Description: “This scenario depicts the campaign in the upcoming season of The West Wing. President Bartlet has served two terms and cannot run again. Can Arnold Vinick win the White House for the Republicans? Or will Democrat Matthew Santos and running mate Leo McGarry prevail to continue the Bartlet legacy?”

“Canadian Alliance Leadership” – Canada 2002
(2005-5-17)

Author: Principled Conservative
Reviews

Description: “The Canadian Alliance Party after winning 66 seats and 25% of the vote in the 2000 election is facing inner turmoil. Eight dissident MPs have left the Alliance caucus to sit as the Democratic Reformed Caucus (DRC) with the Progressive Conservatives. Can Stockwell Day, the embattled Alliance leader, restore his mandate or will Stephen Harper replace Day and reunite the party?”

“Canadian Alliance Leadership” – Canada 2000
(2005-5-17)

Author: Principled Conservative
Reviews

Description: “The Reform Party membership has voted to form a new political party, the Canadian Alliance. The Canadian Alliance is now hoping to elect its first leader. Preston Manning, the leader and founder of the Reform Party is facing stiff opposition from former Alberta Treasurer Stockwell Day and Ontario PC organizer Tom Long. Who will emerge the victor?”

“AZ Governor ’06” – Arizona 2006
(2005-5-7)

Author: DJ Quinlan
Reviews

Description: “The 2006 Arizona Gubernatorial election: can Janet Napolitano keep the seat of Governor for a second term?”

“PC Leadership” – Canada 2003
(2005-5-7)

Author: Principled Conservative
Reviews

Description: “The PCs are currently leading the Alliance in the polls. Joe Clark stepped down as Progressive Conservative leader in August 2002, setting in motion a leadership convention. The candidates to replace Clark include: Peter MacKay – frontrunner, Anti-free trade activist David Orchard, strong economic conservative Scott Brison and pro-right-wing merger candidate, Jim Prentice. Who will be able to secure enough delegates for the win?”

“A New Start for Iraq” – Iraq 2005
(2005-5-3)

Author: Jake Nichols
Reviews

Description: “After successful elections in January and the ratification of the Constitution this September, Iraq is ready to take the next step and elect a President.”

“USL President” – 2008
(2005-5-3)

Author: Dave Hempel
Reviews

Description: “With the separate threats of Chinese communism and Islamic fundamentalism looming large on the Western horizon, the leaders of the free world have decided to come together. This election season, the peoples of America, Canada, Britain, Ireland, Israel, Australia, and New Zealand will be choosing their first President since they became one Union.”

“West Wing Democratic Primaries” – 2006
(2005-5-2)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom
Reviews

Description: “The primaries are open for the first time in eight years. Who will be the Democrats’ hand picked successor for Jed Bartlet?”

“Swann vs. Rendell – Pennsylvania Gubernatorial” – 2006
(2005-3-5)

Author: Casey Reese

Description: “After a relatively popular first term, moderate Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is up for re-election. Can he win?”

“Republican Nomination” – 2000
(2005-3-5)

Author: Jack Cox

Description: “Bush is the anointed son, but will the Senator from Arizona be “Raising McCain” within the Republican ranks?”

“The Normandy Nightmare” – 1944
(2005-3-5)

Author: Hitsomebody

Description: “After witnessing the most daring military operation in history fail, the American people’s support for the Roosevelt administration has begun to deteriorate. Can FDR retain his office or will the Republicans finally end the 12 year Democratic dynasty?”

“Post-Powell” – 2024
(2005-3-5)

Author: —

Description: “After the unexpected decision of President Powell to decide against running for re-election, the possibility of an unknown winning the White House is greater than it has been since 1992. What will happen in November?”

“New York Governor” – 2002
(2005-3-5)

Author: Jack Cox

Description: “Pataki vs. McCall.”

“Democratic Primaries” – 2008
(2005-2-16)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “A crowded field of Democrats have announced challenges for the party’s nomination. Who will be the 2008 Democratic Nominee?”

“A Foreign Election” – 2008
(2005-2-16)

Author: Martin Kelly

Description: “During Bush’s second term, congress passed a bill allowing foreign-born Americans to become president. Arnold Schwarzenegger is running for the Republican nomation, while Democrats have chosen Teresa Heinz-Kerry. Which candidate will take the presidency?”

“Russia” – 2008
(2005-2-16)

Author: Klaus Fraktal (with help from Adam Sarnstrom)

Description: “After the turbulent Yeltsin years, President Vladimir Putin emerged to dominate Russian politics for eight years through a controversial, iron-fisted style of leadership that placed maintaining stability over pursuing ideals. Yet, despite Putin’s relative success at keeping Russia intact, rampant corruption and a stagnant economy have left many with a desire for change, and though the candidate of Putin’s Unified Russia Party is expected to emerge victorious in the upcoming presidential elections, the general acceptance of Putin’s heavy-handed policies suggests that the Russian people might be willing to pursue a more extreme option. As Russia approaches one of the most crucial events since the fall of the Soviet Union, the world waits anxiously for news of what will become of this dormant superpower.”

Wisconsin Senate” – 2004
(2005-1-27)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “After being re-elected with just 51%, Senator Russ Feingold could face a difficult campaign.”

“Constitution Nomination” – 2008
(2005-2-16)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “Can Michael Peroutka capture the Constitution Party’s nomination for a second time in a row, or will the party choose the former national chairman, a famed author, or an activist?”

“Post Revolution: Peace and Love” – 1972
(Update! 2005-2-16)

Author: Johnny

Description: “After the peaceful overthrow of the US Government, the Revolutionary Senate has declared an open election. Which Party can rise to the challenge of leadership in the first post-revolution election since 1789? Note: this scenario is largely about some of the counter-culture movements prevalent in American society circa 1972.”

“AGS2” – 2004
(New! 2005-1-27)

Author: Thomas Pustelak

Description: “The second Presidential election for www.americangovernmentsimulation.com was a barnburner, pitting an extreme, right-wing incumbent against a great, liberal crusader. Or an inept tax-raising showboat against a stalwart conservative Republican. The view depended on your side of the fight. Also in the race is a centrist third party candidate determined to play the spoiler but later became the Republican VP nominee. (Simulation works with two or three parties, but regionalism should always be on.)”

“Government America New Hampshire Primary” – 2005
(New! 2005-2-16)

Author: Casey Reese

Description: “After a very close Iowa Caucus, Senators Stewart and Cudicini, plus Congressman Schrader, are headed to New Hampshire for a race that is expected to be very close. Who will win?”

“DC Mayor” – 2006
(Update! 2005-2-16)

Author: Casey Reese

Description: “As the nation’s capital approaches it’s mayoral election, the Republicans are gearing up for a tough fight. In this liberal city, former Mayor Marion Barry has announced that he will run again, setting the stage for one of the closest elections in the country.”

“Democratic Iowa Caucus” – 2004
(Update! 2005-2-16)

Author: Casey Reese

Description: “A crowded field of Democrats have announced challenges to President George Bush, but only four are focusing on the most important Caucus: The Iowa Caucus. As Dean and Gephardt go down, Kerry and Edwards go up. Who will capture the nomination?”

“Democratic Iowa Caucus” – 2008
(Update! 2005-2-16)

Author: Casey Reese

Description: “After an unpopular second term, George W. Bush cannot run for a third term. By late 2007, there were ten candidates for president, but only six are focusing on the important Iowa caucus. Who will win?”

“Napoleonic War” – 1812
(2005-1-31)

Author: CCrazyTom

Description: “From the beginning of the French Revolution to the fall of Napoleon, Europe was in a state of constant turmoil and bloodshed. Nations struggled to stay afloat as war spread across the continent. Will you expand the French Empire from Spain to Russia or do you think you have what it takes to stop Napoleon in his tracks?”

“Kennedy Lives” – 1964
(2005-1-31)

Author: John Fitz

Description: “Just one year after an assassination attempt on him, President John F. Kennedy is seeking a second term.”

“Defer’s USA” – 2004
(2005-1-4)

Author: Phil Defer

Description: “Changes were made to the default 2004 scenario: the parties have more money, the initial percentages are the same as the final real election percentages, and some of the candidates have been edited.”

“The Driver” – 2012
(2004-12-30)

Author: Johnny

Description: “After their shock victory in the ’08 Presidential election, the Progressives have consolidated their power and now control Congress. But illness has forced the popular incumbent to withdraw, leaving a power vacuum the GOP and Democrats hope to exploit.”

“The Power of Perot” – 1992
(2004-12-30)

Author: Matthew Newman

Description: “In 1992 a powerful 3rd party force came to the forefront. Ross Perot. What if he hadn’t dropped out of the race and kept up the momentum building from his initial candidacy in the early part of the campaign? Could he have become the first, 3rd Party President since Lincoln?”

“New York Governor” – 2006
(2004-12-30)

Author: Matthew Newman

Description: “2006 New York State Governor Election. Can the Republican Party keep the seat of Governor for a fourth consecutive term?”

“Florida Senate” – 2004
(2004-12-27)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “With Bob Graham’s retirement, the race to replace him is heating up. Will the Democrats be able to hold on to the seat, or will the Republicans pick up a Senate seat?”

“North Carolina Senate” – 2004
(2004-12-27)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “With John Edwards running for Vice-President, the race to replace him is heating up. Will the Democrats be able to hold on the the seat, or will the Republicans pick up a Senate seat?”

“Kentucky Senate” – 2004
(2004-12-27)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “Although seemingly unbeatable, Senator Jim Bunning is facing a tough battle against State Senator Daniel Mongiardo in Kentucky.”

“Road to the Presidency 3” – 2004
(2004-12-27)

Author: Ken Kerns

Description: “Based on a web-based election game ( www.kernscorp.com ), this scenario is a modification of the 2004 model, using characters from the RTP game, and has 4 parties – Democrat, Republican, Progressive Conservative, Landowners. The PC party is stronger than the average third party, in a position to win a number of states. Will the incumbent Democrat win re-election despite the mediocre economy, or will one of his conservative opponents win?”

“Ultimate United North America” – 2008 v. 2.0
(2004-12-22)

Author: Principled Conservative

Description: “This is the first election after the United States and Canada merged in 2006. Note: version 2.0 expands the United North America scenario to include Puerto Rico, Cuba, Mexico, Central America and other Caribbean nations.”

“Top Dogs” – 2008
(Update! 2004-12-22)

Author: Principled Conservative

Description: “George W. Bush was victorious in 2004 but is unable to run again, thus the White House is up for grabs. The Democrats and Republicans have a number of quality candidates. Who will control the White House in 2008?”

“National Nightmare” – 1980
(2004-12-22)

Author: Johnny

Description: “Islamic revolutionaries have taken American hostages in Iran, the USSR has launched an invasion of Afghanistan, while oil shortages and inflation are crippling the economy at home. Will the nation turn to new leadership to restore its lost confidence?”

“The Color of Money” – 1992
(2004-12-22)

Author: Johnny

Description: “An economic downturn and rising unemployment have reduced President Bush’s historic approval ratings after the Gulf War. Can an energized Democratic Party win the White House, or will a Texas tycoon’s billions win him the nation’s highest office?”

“Federal European Republic” – 2014
(2004-12-22)

Author: Joey Cudicini

Description: “The Federal European Republic is the largest amalgamation of nations in history and immediately establishes itself as the world’s second superpower – but who will lead the new nation and it’s 500 million inhabitants?”

“Maine Votes” – 2006
(2004-12-22)

Author: Ziggy

Description: “With the state facing high unemployment, high property taxes, and a health care crisis, its an uphill battle for anyone seeking the Blaine House.”

“Liberal States of America” – 2008
(2004-12-22)

Author: Robert Black

Description: “After Bush obtained what turned out to be a disastrous second term in 2004, the nation became increasingly divided. Eventually, frightened by how much the country was slipping away from their ideology, both the nation’s ‘blue states’ and the nation’s ‘red states’ seceded at the exact same time, resulting in a split between the Liberal States of America and the Conservative States of America. Who will take the Presidency of the blue America? (Note: This scenario will be shortly followed by another, called (not surprisingly) Conservative States of America.)”

“Bush’s Screw-Up” – 2008
(2004-12-22)

Author: Tanya Penguin

Description: “Bush is running for a third turn after tearing the country apart.”

“Ukraine” – 2004
(2004-12-4)

Author: Ricky Fortunato

Description: “The Presidency of the Ukraine is open in 2004. Viktor Yushchenko barely defeated Viktor Yanukovych in the initial election, but since he did not win a majority, there must be a runoff election. The outcome could bring unrest to the Ukraine.”

“Ultimate” – 2008
(2004-12-4)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “After two terms of George W. Bush in the White House, the economy is still uncertain, and the country is still as divided as ever before. Will the Democratic party be able to regain the White House after eight years?”

“New Jersey Governor” – 2005
(2004-12-4)

Author: Dave Hempel

Description: “One year after James McGreevey resigned, New Jersey has begun the process of selecting its new Governor.”

“New Jersey Governor” – 2001
(2004-12-4)

Author: Dave Hempel

Description: “Bush was elected President almost a year ago and the Democrats want revenge. Can they keep the Republicans from holding onto the State House?”

“California Governor” – 2003
(2004-12-4)

Author: Dave Hempel

Description: “After being narrowly re-elected several months ago, Governor Gray Davis of California is being recalled. A slew of challengers from all walks of life (and all points of the political spectrum) have lined up to feast on his predicament. Which one will replace him?”

“Third Party Battle” – 2004
(2004-12-4)

Author: Matthew Newman

Description: “In 2004, four major third party political movements pushed their agendas: the followers of Nader, the Libertarians, the Constitution Party, and Greens. This is the final battle to see which party candidate will come out with most powerful third party movement.”

“Indiana Governor” – 2004
(2004-12-4)

Author: Max Burns

Description: “After the sudden death of Governor Frank O’Bannon, new Democratic Governor Joe Kernan has reluctantly agreed to take on Budget Director Mitch Daniels for the Indiana Statehouse and possibly the fifth straight Democratic gubernatorial win.”

“South Dakota Senate” – 2004
(2004-12-4)

Author: Gabriel Panek

Description: “Although seemingly unbeatable, Senator Tom Daschle faces a tough battle against Congressman John Thune for Daschle’s senate seat.”

“South Dakota Senate (Popular Vote)” – 2004
(2004-12-4)

Author: Gabriel Panek

Description: “Although seemingly unbeatable, Senator Tom Daschle faces a tough battle against Congressman John Thune for Daschle’s senate seat. Note: This scenario elects by popular vote (the state is just one big region).”

“GM Week” – 2004
(2004-12-4)

Author: Matthew Newman

Description: “GM Week 2004 at RPI. Campus elections have become exciting as the newly formed S.Badia Party hopes to overthrow the 15 year strong Apollo Party. Gaining momentum, can the S.Badia Party defeat the 15 year incumbent party?”

“Weary” – 1952
(2004-12-4)

Author: Johnny

Description: “A nation weary of war and concerned over a growing Soviet threat both at home and abroad has a choice between two charismatic and proven leaders. One proved his metal on the battlefield, the other in politics. Which will be able to prove themselves to the American people?”

“Manchurian Candidate” – 1956
(2004-12-4)

Author: Johnny

Description: “A sinister Sino-Soviet plot has propelled their man to the GOP Presidential nomination. Can a courageous General rouse America from its slumber and save the nation for Democracy or will the Communists pull off the greatest coup in history?”

“New Frontiers” – 1960
(2004-12-4)

Author: Johnny

Description: “A communist Cuba, an advancing Red China, and a downed U-2 spy plane have inflamed Cold War tensions. At home, the Civil Rights movement is challenging racial polities in the South. Who will America choose to lead the country in this unsettling and dangerous time?”

“United North America” – 2008
(Updated! 2004-12-4)

Author: Principled Conservative

Description: “This is the first election after the United States and Canada merged in 2006. Note: this update includes new candidates.”

“U.K.” – 2005 B
(2004-11-23)

Author: Joey Cudicini

Description: “Two years after the Iraq war and Tony Blair is facing intense pressure for the public and from his own Labour party. Can they win an historic third term or will the public turn blue and vote Tory? And what about the fresh, energized and optimistic Lib Dems? Can they dent the two party system? Can Charles Kennedy make it to Number 10?”

“Red Dawn” – 2008
(Updated! 2004-11-23)

Author: Johnny

Description: “Military success in the War on Terror and a strong domestic economy have solidified the GOP’s grip on power. However, concerns the country is tipping too far to the right on social issues leave a window of opportunity for the Democrats.”

“Blue Moon” – 2008
(Updated! 2004-11-23)

Author: Johnny

Description: “With American casualties mounting in the Middle East, a floundering economy, and accusations of corruption in the Administration, the GOP’s grip on power is slipping. Will the Democratic Party seize the opportunity, or will the GOP win another close victory?”

“Iraq and the Economy” – 2004
(2004-11-22)

Author: Principled Conservative

Description: “With an unpopular war in Iraq and an economy slowly re-growing, President Bush faces an uphill struggle for re-election. Can the Democrats capitalize on perceived Republican weaknesses?”

“America Decides” – 2004
(2004-11-22)

Author: Kimber

Description: “This uses the default 80soft 2004 scenario, but percentages have been set to the exact results from the election.”

“Evan Bayh’s Attempt” – 2008
(2004-11-22)

Author: JB Outrakis, from the Who vs. Whom scenario by Principled Conservative

Description: “After George W. Bush’s narrow win in 2004, the White House is up for grabs. Who will control the White House in 2008?”

“U.K.” – 2005
(2004-11-22)

Author: Wullie Asken

Description: “Under a new constitution and adopting the American electoral system, the whole of the U.K. and Ireland now votes for one President. Will Blair retain power, will the Conservatives catch up lost ground, or will an emerging party become victorious?”

“Kerry vs. GOP” – 2008
(2004-11-22)

Author: Gabriel Panek

Description: “After John Kerry’s victory in 2004, the Democrats have turned many swing states Democratic. Will the Republicans be able to gain these states and the White House?”

“Perot’s Return” – 2004
(2004-11-22)

Author: CW

Description: “Upset with his party’s dismal performance in the 2000 election, Ross Perot runs for office yet again. With two strong challengers, can Bush win his second term? Will the Democrats get back to the White House? Will Perot do what he could not before and become the first third party candidate to become President ever?”

“The Wedge” – 2008
(2004-11-22)

Author: Johnny

Description: “As the two major parties continue to drift toward the extremes of the domestic political spectrum, many Americans are looking to the revived Progressive Party for unity. Can this upstart “Bull Moose” shock the world and win the White House? Note: a ReadMe.txt file is included with additional background.”

“Democrat’s Woes” – 2000
(2004-11-22)

Author: Johnny

Description: “Despite eight years of peace and prosperity, the Democrats’ success has been overshadowed by scandal. The GOP hopes to take advantage of their opponent’s woes and win back the White House, while two third parties look to influence the outcome of the election.”

“1988mm” – 1988
(Update! 2004-11-22)

Author: Johnny

Description: “The rise of the “religious right” as a political force, sex scandal and scurrilous attack ads have turned-off many in the American electorate. Which candidate can inspire enough citizens to forego their apathy and get voted into the White House?”

“1976mm” – 1976
(Update! 2004-11-22)

Author: Johnny

Description: “After Richard Nixon became the first President to resign from office, the GOP found itself divided and in disarray. The Democratic Party hopes to take advantage of the Watergate scandal and win back the White House during America’s Bicentennial year.”

“1972mm” – 1972
(Update! 2004-11-22)

Author: Johnny

Description: “Successful diplomatic missions to the USSR and China and progress in the peace talks with North Vietnam have bolstered President Nixon’s popularity nationwide. Can a Democratic Party in surprising disarray shock the world and unseat the incumbent?”

“Buchanan vs. Fremont vs. Fillmore” – 1856
(2004-11-04)

Author: Kieron

Description: “James Buchanan was the front runner for the Democratic nomination, his major appeal was being abroad during the previous few years, thus being above much of the fray. Buchanan had two opponents in the election, John Fremont of the newly organized Republican party and Millard Fillmore of the Know-Nothing party.”

“Black America Volume I” – 2004
(2004-11-04)

Author: Directd

Description: “Leading African-American politicians from three different parties: Republican, Democrat and Black Panther face off in this scenario to see who can lead America in the 21st Century. New issues such as “Racial Profiling” and “Voting Rights” have been added.”

“Black America Volume II” – 2004
(2004-11-04)

Author: Directd

Description: “Leading African-American politicians from three different parties: Republican, Democrat and Black Panther face off in this scenario to see who can lead America in the 21st Century. New issues such as “Racial Profiling” and “Voting Rights” have been added. In Black America Vol. II, we examine how America would look like if ONLY African-Americans populated it. Thus, electoral votes, regional centers, and party identification have been changed to fit this dynamic. The Black Panther Party is now stronger and has gone from miniscule numbers to Green Party-like numbers. In recognition of this strength, additional candidates have been added for the Black Panther Party which include Angela Davis and Minister Louis Farrakhan.”

“The Intellectual President” – 2008
(2004-11-04)

Author: Directd

Description: “In the year 2008, America faced disaster: social security had been discarded, war with Iran was on the horizon and the very notion of the role of government itself was being debated. So after a series of intellectually-challenged candidates proved disappointing, the American people have now risen up, taken matters into their own hands and demanded that their leaders come from more “enlightened” circles. Get ready for “The Intellectual President!” Where brainiacs ponder philosophy, the rule of law, and other such worldly pursuits while the rest of us get to choose among them. Can you lead your “intellectual” to victory?”

“Dean The Independent” – 2004
(2004-10-3)

Author: Zack Nelson

Description: “After his amazing but failed run for the nomination, Dean dropped out after losing Wisconsin. However, after his win in Vermont, he decided to bring back his campaign as an independent, and in a bold move, chose fellow maverick GOP Senator Lincoln Chaffee of Rhode Island as his running mate. How does Dean affect the Bush vs. Kerry matchup?”

“Connecticut” – 1998
(2004-10-19)

Author: Will Conlin

Description: “In 1998 Connecticut Governor John G. Rowland held a solid lead over his Democratic challenger, but can the Democrats make a comeback and take the Constitution State?”

“World War One: 1914-1918” – 1914
(2004-10-19)

Author: Crazy Tom

Description: “In one of the most defining conflicts in European history, nations joined together in a series of alliances which were to trigger the so called “Great War.” Millions perished in service to their countries. But what if they had a chance to go through those same conflicts democratically? What if one leader could unite Europe through campaigning and rhetoric rather than violence and brutality? This is your chance to go through World War One the Presidential Way. Will the Entente or Central Alliance reign supreme? Or will the rapidly growing new ideology known as “Communism” spread throughout Europe? Only you can decide.”

“Celebrity Challenge” – 2004
(2004-10-19)

Author: Directd

Description: “Lights! Camera! Action! In an age of increasingly scripted candidates, why not take that one step further and have celebrities themselves to run for President! From Michael Moore to Mel Gibson, they’re all here! It can’t be that bad, can it??”

“Battle of America” – 2004
(2004-10-19)

Author: Directd

Description: “Take your favorite Latin American politician to victory in this turbulent scenario where a guerrilla uprising has taken control of much of the nation. Candidates include: Che Guevara, Evita Peron, Vicente Fox and Augusto Pinochet. (There is a readme.txt file for an explanation of additional changes that have been made).”

“Fair” – 2004
(2004-10-3)

Author: Lucas Broer

Description: “The constitution has been changed: the number of electoral votes for each state is no longer inflated by 2 for the senators and just equals the number of representatives, plus 3 for D.C. So each vote is roughly worth the same, from small Wyoming to big California. 220 EVs needed to win. No other changes to the 2004 basic scenario.”

“Protestant Reformation” – 1555
(2004-10-3)

Author: Crazy Tom

Description: “Efforts to reform the Catholic Church have backfired and now all of Europe seems to be fracturing. Can the Catholic Church keep together in the face of such discord?”

“Protestant Reformation West Edition” – 1555
(2004-10-3)

Author: Crazy Tom

Description: “Efforts to reform the Catholic Church have backfired and now all of Europe seems to be fracturing. Can the Catholic Church keep together in the face of such discord?”

“Coolidge vs Davis” – 1924
(Updated! 2004-9-25)

Author: Kieron

Description: “Republican prospects for retaining the White House were suspect going into 1924. President Harding had died the previous August before news of a series of scandals had become generally known. Can Calvin Coolidge hold on to the White House?”

“Pre-Crash: Hoover vs Smith” – 1928
(Updated! 2004-9-25)

Author: Kieron

Description: “Herbert Hoover in his acceptance speech said that: ‘We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before in the history of this land… We shall soon … be in sight of the day when poverty will be banished from this land.’ And then Wall Street Crashed…”

“The Great Crash” – 1932
(Updated! 2004-9-25)

Author: Kieron

Description: “By 1932, the effects of the 1929 Stock Market Crash were being felt intensely across the country. Across the world, governments felt the pressure for radical – even Socialist or Fascist – solutions to the economic crisis. Can Herbert Hoover hold on to the White House against the odds?”

“Disillusionment” – 1920
(Updated! 2004-9-25)

Author: Kieron

Description: “By 1920, World War I was over. The wartime boom had collapsed. There were arguments over peace treaties and America’s entry into the League of Nations. Overseas there were wars and revolutions; at home there were strikes, riots and a growing fear of radicals and terrorists. Disillusionment was in the air.”

“Territorial Expansion” – 1844
(Updated! 2004-9-25)

Author: Kieron

Description: “In 1844, for the first time, territorial expansion became the major issue in a Presidential campaign. Destiny, it seemed, not desire, beckoned. American expansionists intended for the United States to expand westward to the Pacific and southward to the Rio Grande.”

“Favorite Sons” – 1836
(2004-9-25)

Author: Kieron

Description: “In 1835, Andrew Jackson, who had decided against a third term, urged the Democrats to hold a national convention to choose Martin Van Buren for President. The Whigs, unable to agree on a single candidate chose three ‘favorite sons’ in different parts of the country.”

“September 15th” – 2004
(2004-9-25)

Author: Daniel Schrader

Description: “After both Kerry’s and Bush’s conventions, Bush has a slight lead in the polls. Can Kerry come back and win the election? Or will the Republican triumph in the 2004 election? (Uses poll results taken from Sept 15th. There are a total of 20 battleground states.)”

“Powell” – 2008
(2004-9-25)

Author: D. Keylin

Description: “The country is deadlocked … Now as Colin Powell enters the race, there’s a real chance for a 3rd party president!”

“Rhode Island” – 2006
(2004-9-25)

Author: C. Joseph Reese

Description: “After the incumbent declined to run again, the Rhode Island governorship is open. Who will win?”

“VP” – 2004
(2004-9-25)

Author: C. Joseph Reese

Description: “After an amendment to the Constitution in 2002 passed, the Vice Presidents are elected separately and run with the Secretary of State. Will Edwards, Cheney, Camejo, or Campagna win?”

“Union” – 1864
(2004-9-14)

Author: Principled Conservative

Description: “During the heat of the Civil War, the Union is holding an election. Embattled President Abraham Lincoln is facing a strong anti-war challenge from George B. McLellan. In this critical time, who will emerge victorious?”

“Van Buren vs Harrison” – 1836
(2004-9-14)

Author: Will Conlin

Description: “In an attempt to win more votes, the Whigs ran two candidates, W.H. Harrison and Daniel Webster, while the Democrats retaliated with Martin Van Buren.”

“Garfield vs Hancock” – 1880
(2004-9-14)

Author: Ricky Fortunato

Description: “President Hayes decided not to seek a second term after the corrupt 1876 election. Garfield reluctantly accepted the Republican nomination while Democrats put up the inexperienced Hancock.”

“Washington vs Adams” – 1789
(2004-9-14)

Author: Will Conlin

Description: “In the first U.S. Presidential election Gen. George Washington went against John Adams. Although both candidates have vice presidents selected the person who comes in second place will become the vice president. Note: In 1789 New York and other states failed to appoint the needed electoral voters and therefore were exempt from voting.”

“Independence” – 1789
(2004-9-14)

Author: Daniel Schrader

Description: “After the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War, it is time to pick a president to lead this great new country of ours.”

“The Bush Bounce” – 2004
(2004-9-14)

Author: 80soft.com, modified by Kimber

Description: “This starts with electorate trends as they are in the standard 2004 scenario, except Bush has been given a 2% post-convention bounce.”

“Jennings Bryan vs McKinley” – 1896
(Updated! 2004-9-14)

Author: Kieron, Ricky Fortunato

Description: “The election of 1896 pitted Republican William McKinley against William Jennings Bryan. While McKinley gave speeches to thousands of visitors in his hometown of Canton, Ohio, Bryan barnstormed around the nation by railroad. McKinley’s crushing victory introduced a decade of Republican dominance in Washington.”

“The Libertarian Nomination” – 2004
(Updated! 2004-9-14)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “With front runners Gary Nolan and Aaron Russo battling it out, there is a chance for dark horse candidate Michael Badnarik to become the Libertarian nominee.”

“France” – 2002
(Updated! 2004-9-14)

Author: Phil Defer

Description: “2002 is the year of the first Presidential election of the VIth Republic (instituted in 1999), which has a system largely based on the American one.”

“Confederacy” – 1864
(a2004-9-3)

Author: Principled Conservative

Description: “It’s the height of the Civil War, the Confederacy is in the fight of its life and voters will go to the polls to select a government that will bring them victory!”

“Wilson vs Hughes” – 1916
(2004-9-3)

Author: Ricky Fortunato

Description: “Wilson is running for re-election on a platform of progressivism and neutrality. Can a united Republican Party win back the White House?”

“Tilden vs Hayes” – 1876
(2004-9-3)

Author: Ricky Fortunato

Description: “After 8 years of a corrupt Grant administration, the Democrats are back with a popular northern candidate. Can the Republicans hold onto the White House?”

“Mexico” – 2000
(2004-9-3)

Author: James Dallas

Description: “This is a scenario for the 2000 Mexican election. All of Mexico is considered ‘one state’ since the election is by popular vote, not electoral college.”

“A New Direction” – 2008
(2004-9-3)

Author: Ricky Fortunato

Description: “After four more years of George W. Bush, America seeks a new direction and a new way to solve the problems of the world. America also looks for strong leadership on the brink of war with Iran.”

“CSA” – 2005
(2004-9-3)

Author: Matthew Newman

Description: “The Confederate States of America survived to this day. There are three major parties, the Democratic, Confederate, and Independence Party with a small Liberal party starting to rise. With the recent Confederate President William C. Davis retiring, who will win the election in 2005?”

“Rising Stars” – 2020
(2004-8-28)

Author: Don Forse

Description: “Hypothetical 2020 scenario with many of today’s rising political stars in the Presidential race. Also, Greens and Libertarians are stronger in this scenario, with pockets of strength scattered around the country.”

“Provisional Confederate Election” – 1861
(2004-8-28)

Author: Rev. Creighton Lovelace

Description: “In actual history the Davis/Stephens ticket went unopposed in the 1861 election and Missouri & Kentucky did not secede until Nov. & Dec. 1861. But what if Kentucky & Missouri had seceded in time for the 1861 election & Howell Cobb made a last minute decision to run for the Confederate Presidency? Here’s your chance to campaign for the Confederate presidency.”

“Soviet Invasion” – 1964
(2004-8-28)

Author: William Conlin

Description: “During a missile crisis in 1962 between the U.S. and Russia, the Soviet Army managed a surprise invasion of Alaska, California and Washington. The U.S. was taken by surprise and neither nations launched nukes. The Soviets were held at bay in January of 1964 and in a way it turned America into the next Korea with a Demilitarized Zone that was established in the Mid-West.”

“Texas” – 1992
(2004-8-28)

Author: William Conlin

Description: “What if Texas had never joined the Union? Approaching it’s 150th anniversary of independance from Mexico, Texas is split between its current President, George H.W. Bush and one of it’s biggest investers, H.R. Perot. With Pressure from The U.S. and Mexico, war could be on the way, which man will the people of Texas choose to lead them?”

“Kerry, Terrorist Attacks, China, and Zell Miller” – 2008
(2004-8-28)

Author: D. Keylin

Description: “John Kerry was elected President in 2004, however two major terror attacks on the U.S. didn’t rally the country around Kerry, as the nation lost trust in him after he promised to protect the country. China has not helped the U.S. on the War on Terror, and has been almost hostile in diplomacy with the U.S., reminding us of U.S.S.R. Zell Miller as entered the race, to make sure Kerry loses, and not surprisingly, so the Republican will come out on top, to secure the future of this Country.”

“Battle Royal” – 2050
(2004-8-28)

Author: CCrazyTom

Description: “Thanks to advances in time travel, you now have the chance to run Presidents throughout history against each other. In this sectional battle the electoral votes have been virtually equalized to make the game as fair as possible! Can you win with all four parties running at the same time?”

“King of New York Metro” – 2004
(2004-8-28)

Author: Directd

Description: “This scenario only contains candidates from New York and New Jersey. As one of these candidates, try to claim the Presidency in a nationwide battle to see who is the true King of the New York Metro area. Note: It is recommended that all four parties be used and regionalism be turned on.”

“Kerry vs J. Bush vs Constitution vs Ventura” – 2008
(2004-8-28)

Author: C. Joseph Reese

Description: “President John Kerry has had a very successful first term, while Governor Jeb Bush is trying to rally the Republican party after it split, half the original and half joined the Constitution party. Meanwhile, Jesse Ventura has created a powerful force.”

“Gore vs the Republicans” – 2000
(2004-8-28)

Author: C. Joseph Reese

Description: “Although plagued with scandals, the Clinton Administration has been extremely successful, giving Al Gore a chance to be president. But a unified Republican Party stands in his way, and Ralph Nader may be the spoiler.”

“Democratic Split” – 2012
(2004-8-11)

Author: Matthew Newman

Description: “After Bush’s second term and the landslide victory of New York Governor George Pataki to the Presidency, the Democratic Party splits into two factions. One supports liberal ideals while the other supports moderation. Will either come out victorious against the popular President Pataki?”

“Harrison vs Cleveland” – 1888
(2004-8-11)

Author: William Conlin

Description: “President Cleveland is re-nominated unanimously by the Democrats. The Republicans nominate Benjamin Harrison. The election campaign itself is highly restrained with neither side actively campaigning. The major issue in the campaign is tariffs, with Harrison supporting tariffs and Cleveland opposing.”

“First Confederate Election” – 1866
(2004-8-11)

Author: William Conlin

Description: “What if the South had won the Civil War and gained it’s independence? In 1866 Confederate President Jefferson Davis is re-nominated by the Democratic Party, and war hero Robert E. Lee is nominated by the newly formed Freedom Party. Lee wants to give the slaves more rights, Davis wants to stop him. Will the people stay with the politician who led them to victory or the soldier?”

“H.R. Clinton vs K.B. Hutchison” – 2008
(2004-8-11)

Author: Richard Perry

Description: “With both major parties nominating women as Presidential candidates, and two former Governors running on third party tickets, this year’s election is sure to be close.”

“Greece U.S.A.” – 2004
(2004-8-11)

Author: Plightyear

Description: “What if Greek politicians could run to be the U.S. President?”

“FDR vs Hoover” – 1932
(2004-8-11)

Author: Daniel Schrader

Description: “It was the start of the Great Depression and many Americans are unemployed. Will America stay with the status quo or will they go shopping for someone new to lead them out of the Great Depression?”

“Grant vs Seymour” – 1868
(2004-8-11)

Author: Daniel Schrader

Description: “The civil war is now over and Lincoln is dead. Who will lead the country through the Reconstruction Period?”

“Jefferson vs Adams” – 1800
(Updated! 2004-8-11)

Author: Johnny, modified by James Dallas

Description: “In an election that had far-reaching consequences for the future of the United States, both sides used smear tactics, scandalous attacks, and inflammatory rhetoric to demonize their opponent. In short, 1800 was the first negative campaign in American political history. Note: this version adds several tweaks, connects Maine and Massachusetts, and adds a new map.”

“A Nation Divisible” – 2000
(Updated! 2004-8-11)

Author: Principled Conservative

Description: “The White House is open after eight years of Bill Clinton’s Presidency. Can the Democrats hold on to power? This scenario allows the player to select from a wide variety of candidates who were running in the 2000 election. Note: this version includes a corrected electoral college and totals for each state.”

“Goldwater vs LBJ – I” – 1964
(2004-7-24)

Author: Dave Holland

Description: “President John F. Kennedy’s assassination left a nation mourning as Vice President Lyndon Johnson took office. Can conservative Barry Goldwater capitalize on an anti-LBJ backlash in the south, and stun a nation, by unseating Johnson?”

“Goldwater vs LBJ – II” – 1964
(2004-7-24)

Author: Randy

Description: “In the wake of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy a mourning America was given the opportunity to determine which direction it would take in Civil Rights, Vietnam, and the economy. Riding a wave of sympathy, 1964 should be a landslide victory for the Democrats.”

“Bryan vs Taft” – 1908
(2004-7-24)

Author: William Conlin

Description: “President Teddy Roosevelt has refused a third term, but he has brought forward William Howard Taft to take his place. Can the famous lawyer William Jennings Bryan beat the Republican?”

“The Return of Clinton” – 2008
(2004-7-24)

Author: Fohkus

Description: “In an attempt to get elected for a third term, Bush has persuaded Congress to revoke the Presidential term limits law. This has set the stage for Clinton to re-enter political life. Clinton versus Bush: will Bush’s strategy succeed, or will Clinton and his wife take the country in a landslide?”

“Ike vs Adlai” – 1952
(2004-7-10)

Author: Johnny, modified by Paul

Description: “An unpopular War in Korea, a series of White House scandals and Senator Joe McCarthy’s hunt for Communists in the government have polarized the nation. Can the Republican Party win back the White House after 24 years? Note: this version removes Alaska, DC, and Hawaii.”

“Cowboy Bebop” – 2071
(2004-7-10)

Author: CCrazyTom

Description: “And the work will become a genre in and of itself and that genre will be called …”

“Bush vs Gore” – 2000
(2004-6-25)

Author: Dave Holland

Description: “With a popular Clinton administration coming to an end, two non-incumbents look to become America’s 43rd president.”

“Reagan vs Mondale” – 1984
(2004-6-25)

Author: Adam Sarnstrom

Description: “The economy is growing and inflation is down. President Reagan may be looking at another landslide victory, or can Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro end the ‘Reagan Revolution’?”

“Bartlet for America” – 2002
(2004-6-19)

Author: Lucas van Horck

Description: “The 2002 campaign seen in NBC’s The West Wing. President Bartlet is running for re-election after being censured by Congress for hiding his MS disease. With John Hoynes as his running mate, Bartlet has to defeat Republican Governor of Florida Robert Ritchie. Will you be able to make a landslide like in the TV series?”

“United States of Canada” – 2004
(2004-6-19)

Author: Harry Nelson

Description: “What if Canada elected a President in the same manner as the United States?”

Note: For Canada as it really works, see the Prime Minister Forever info page!

“Who vs Whom?” – 2008
(2004-6-19)

Author: Principled Conservative

Description: “After George W. Bush’s narrow win in 2004, the White House is up for grabs. Who will control the White House in 2008?”

“Secession Redux?” – 2012
(2004-6-5)

Author: Rev. C. Lovelace

Description: After the Democratic re-election in 2008 and an increasingly liberalized America, many elements of the South and West are clamoring for outright Secession. If the Democrats win, then Secession it is. Can the country avert the pending crisis or will Secession at long last triumph?

“Constitution Party Rising” – 2008
(2004-6-5)

Author: Rev. C. Lovelace

Description: After losing the White House in 2004, the Republican party declined so much that it now musters in as a 3rd party. With unemployment and terrorism on the rise, can President John Kerry fend off a growing Constitution Party and go on to re-election?

“Australia – 2004” (first ever Australian scenario, with the Electoral College of course!)

Author: K. Stoyle

Description: The Australian government is up for grabs and John Howard’s place in the history books will be defined by this titanic battle pitting the Liberal-National Coalition against a Labor Party desperate to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat.

“2148 Post-Imperium” – 2148

Author: B. Fitzgerald

Description: The 2184 election is the first democratic vote in the solar system after the overthrow of the Moon-based Himalayan Imperium. The forces that overcame the tyranny must contend with the royal family’s cyborg flag-bearer, while two regional parties look to play spoiler. The scenario takes place across 27 regions — 5 on Earth, 2 on the moon, and 20 space stations, moons, planets, and asteroids.

“The Greens Are Coming” – 2008

Author: E. Woodhouse

Description: Based off the 1992 election, it has George W Bush as the Republican, Carson Kressley as the Democrat, Dennis Kucinich as the Green, and Ralph Nader as the Independent. It has the same issues as 2004 except some were taken out and replaced with Animal Rights, Patriot Act, Hate Crimes, and Death Penalty. It has the green party becoming a larger third party candidate, like the next Ross Perot.

2008nb

Author: N. Becker
Description: A hypothetical 2008 scenario. The White House is still open, and electoral trends are only slightly different.

  1. 1.11 and up

1996jl

Author: J. Luliucci

  1. 1.11 and up

1968mm

Author: Johnny

  1. 1.15

1968mm

Author: Johnny

Description: A seemingly unwinnable war in Vietnam has divided the Nation. Riots have erupted in major cities and demonstrators fill the streets.  Which candidate can bring unity to the chaos that was America in 1968?

  1. 1.11 and up

1952mm

Author: Johnny

Description: An unpopular War in Korea, a series of White House scandals and Senator Joe McCarthy’s hunt for Communists in the government have polarized the nation.  Can the Republican Party win back the White House after 24 years?

  1. 1.11 and up

1948mm

Author: Johnny

  1. 1.15

1948mm

Author: Johnny

Description: The end of the Second World War has created unprecedented demands on the government.  Meanwhile, a suddenly aggresive USSR is threatening the peace in Eastern Europe.  A beleagured President Truman must scramble against the odds to hold onto the White House.

  1. 1.11 and up

1912mm

Author: Johnny

  1. 1.15

1912mm

Author: Johnny

Description: One of the most significant elections in US History, 1912 pitted an incumbent President against a former President, a novice Governor, and a dedicated Socialist.

  1. 1.11 and up

1860jc

Author: J. Chambers

Description: The Democrat James Buchanan decided not to run for a second term after a rocky first term.  The Southern states were increasing their rhetoric about secession, and after the Democratic Party fractured at their convention, the nation seems on the brink of war, regardless of who wins the election.

  1. 1.11 and up

1800mm

Author: Johnny

  1. 1.15

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