This was the year that Leo persuaded his old friend Josiah Bartlet to run for President of the United States. The Senate Minority Leader John Hoynes of Texas ran for President of the United States and had Josh Lyman as Campaign Manager. Bartlet appointed Leo McGarry as Campaign Manager. Also, he recruited C.J Cregg, Sam Seaborn, and Toby Ziegler. Leo Persuaded Josh Lyman to come to see Jed Bartlet in Nashua, NH. He then decided to work for Jed Bartlet.