Why didn’t this movement gain enough traction for the populists to win

Why didn’t this movement gain enough traction for the populists to win

Populism was an active movement in the last quarter of the 19th to the early part of the 20th centuries. Why didn’t this movement gain enough traction for the populists to win the presidential election of that era? What does the collapse of populism say about the American political system? dDUE ON 23 NOV.2016 BY 8:00 PM