Here Is the Perfect Date to Launch a Presidential Campaign

Would-be candidates might be wise to hold off on announcing for president for a little while ...

The midterm elections are barely behind us, but already the political world is speculating about who will be the first major presidential contender—Hillary Clinton? Chris Christie? Rand Paul?—to officially enter the 2016 race for the White House. (Jim Webb, a former Democratic senator from Virginia, said last week he was forming an exploratory committee.) Would-be candidates might be wise to hold off. If history is any guide, the ideal day to announce for president is… 

June 12, 2015 

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/graphics/2014-campaign-declaration/

 Source: Bloomberg reporting and The Making of the Presidential Candidates, William G. Mayer (2012)

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