Mugwump in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Mugwump

a term for 1884 Republicans who voted for the Democratic candidate (Grover Cleveland) over their own party candidate who they viewed as corrup

Examples of Mugwump in a sentence

Independent and liberal, the mugwump refused to vote Republican in the 1884 election and submitted his ballot for Cleveland instead. πŸ”Š

Bolting from the Republican Party, the mugwump surprisingly supported Grover Cleveland instead of James G. Blaine. πŸ”Š

James G. Blaine’s defeat in the 1884 election was caused by Republican voters known individually as a mugwump who refused to vote for their own candidate. πŸ”Š

The 1884 newspaper headline screamed that a slew of mudwump votes had caused the Republicans to lose to Grover Cleveland. πŸ”Š

Everyone in town was calling the party flipper a mudwump after he refused to vote for James G. Blaine during the 1884 presidential race. πŸ”Š

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