Richard Nixon Campaign Buttons. Welcome to the Richard Nixon campaign buttons section on campaignbuttons-etc.com. Featured here are Nixon campaign buttons from his 1960, 1968 and 1972 presidential campaigns. Nixon won his first political office when he was elected a U.S. Congressman from California in 1946. Nixon's political rise would be rapid as in 1950 he would be elected to the U.S. Senate and in 1952 elected Vice President of The United States. In 1968 Nixon selected as his vice presidential running Governor Spiro Agnew of Maryland. This page also features Nixon Agnew campaign buttons. On August 9, 1974 due to the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon became the only President ever to resign the Presidency.