This book covers the history of American Political Campaign memorabilia from George Washington items of 1789 to 2004 election items for George W. Bush and John F. Kerry. It includes over 2000 color photographs of items from every presidential election and many political causes including woman suffrage, prohibition, the Civil Rights movement, and pro and con items from World War II, the Vietnam War and the Gulf War. For the political collector it explains where to buy and sell items, how to store a collection and how to tell fake items. It includes a glossary of political collecting terms and an appendix of resources for the collector such as web sites, collector publications and dealer and auctioneer names. For the political buff it includes a list of every person every considered a hopeful candidate for the office of president and a list of the election results for every political party in every election since 1792. It includes background stories on some of the most interesting an unusual political buttons. All types of political items are covered from George Washington mugs and Andrew Jackson clocks, to Dewey buttons and Clinton flyswatters. No political collector should be without this book.