Who was the first woman to run for Vice-President on a major party ticket?

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    Geraldine Ferraro was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party. Geraldine was a U.S. Representative from New York, she was Walter Mondale's running mate on the Democratic ticket in 1984. They lost to incumbent President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H.W. Bush.

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