Alf Landon Campaign Buttons. Welcome to the Alf Landon campaign buttons on campaignbuttons-etc.com. Kansas Governor Alf Landon was the Republican Party presidential nominee of 1936.Landon lost the November election that year to President Franklin Roosevelt by a wide margin. Landon would win just two states Maine and Vermont and receive 36 percent of the vote to 60 percent for FDR. Pictured here are Alf Landoncampaignbuttons along with one that features his 1936 running mate Frank Knox.