1984 Democratic Convention

George Moscone Center San Francisco, California

July 16- 20, 1984

Nominated: Walter Mondale of Minn for President

Nominated: Geraldine Ferraro of New York for Vice President

When the Democrats opened their convnetion in San Franciso all of the talk at the convention was on Mondale's selection of Geraldin Ferraro, the first woman on a major ticket. Mondale was nominated on the first ballot. The greatest stir at the convention occurred when Mondale states that both he and Reagan would have to raise taxes due the rising deficit. Muskie stated that the difference between him and Reagan was that Reagan would not tell the truth, while he had just done so.