10 big political upsets

Published On: Oct 24 2011 10:46:05 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 04 2016 06:00:03 AM PDT

Take a look at 10 surprising political upsets in recent history, according to Newsweek.

Woodrow Wilson
3 / 10

Woodrow Wilson's presidential win in 1916 was just as surprising. The legend was, according to Newsweek, that challenger Charles Evans Hughes fell asleep on election night thinking he won. However, he got a call from The Associated Press the next morning saying that Wilson (pictured) had pulled off the upset.


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