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On Jeopardy the 16th of October 2008 the category for the final question was Presidential Election History. The answer was DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBERS OF MEN AWAY FROM HOME, IT WAS THE FIRST YEAR A MAJORITY OF STATES COUNTED ABSENTEE VOTES. The question What is 1864? For your information all contestants were wrong.

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