QUIZ: Which Presidential Candidates Lost Their Home States?
Updated: May 27, 2012 | 11:46 a.m.
May 25, 2012 | 1:44 p.m.
When a presidential candidate loses his home state, it is a particular embarrassment, writes Matthew Cooper. Why? The people of one's home state know the candidate the best. Test your knowledge of the handful of candidates who lost their home states, three of whom went on to win the presidency despite the loss.
CORRECTION: The original version of this photo gallery quiz misidentified a previously held elected position of Richard Nixon's.