Dwight "IKE" Eisenhower Campaign Buttons. Welcome to the Dwight Eisenhower campaign buttons section on campaign buttons-etc.com.President Dwight Eisenhower known primarily by his nickname of IKE was elected president in 1952. His vice presidential running mate was Richard Nixon. During World War II , General Eisenhower served as the Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe. I Like Ike campaign button became one of the most famous campaign slogans in political history and one of the lasting iconic symbols of the 1950's. Pictured here are Dwight Eisenhower campaign buttons for those historic 1950's presidential campaigns.