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Presidential Election Margin of Victory

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Year Winner Elector Votes Votes for Winner Votes for Runner-Up Margin of Victory
2012 Barack Obama 538 332 206 0.234
2008 Barack Obama 538 365 173 0.357
2004 George W. Bush 538 286 251 0.063
2000 George W. Bush 538 271 266 0.009
1996 Bill Clinton 538 379 159 0.409
1992 Bill Clinton 538 370 168 0.375
1988 George H. W. Bush 538 426 111 0.584
1984 Ronald Reagan 538 525 13 0.952
1980 Ronald Reagan 538 489 49 0.818
1976 Jimmy Carter 538 297 240 0.104
1972 Richard Nixon 538 520 17 0.933
1968 Richard Nixon 538 301 191 0.119
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson 538 486 52 0.807
1960 John F. Kennedy 537 303 219 0.128
1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower 531 457 73 0.721
1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower 531 442 89 0.665
1948 Harry S. Truman 531 303 189 0.141
1944 Franklin D. Roosevelt 531 432 99 0.627
1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt 531 449 82 0.691
1936 Franklin D. Roosevelt 531 523 8 0.970
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Year Winner Elector Votes Votes for Winner Votes for Runner-Up Margin of Victory
1932 Franklin D. Roosevelt 531 472 59 0.778
1928 Herbert Hoover 531 444 87 0.672
1924 Calvin Coolidge 531 382 136 0.439
1920 Warren G. Harding 531 404 127 0.522
1916 Woodrow Wilson 531 277 254 0.043
1912 Woodrow Wilson 531 435 88 0.638
1908 William Howard Taft 483 321 162 0.329
1904 Theodore Roosevelt 476 336 140 0.412
1900 William McKinley 447 292 155 0.306
1896 William McKinley 447 271 176 0.213
1892 Grover Cleveland 444 277 145 0.248
1888 Benjamin Harrison 401 233 168 0.162
1884 Grover Cleveland 401 219 182 0.092
1880 James A. Garfield 369 214 155 0.160
1876 Rutherford B. Hayes 369 185 184 0.003
1872 Ulysses S. Grant 352 286 42 0.639
1868 Ulysses S. Grant 294 214 80 0.456
1864 Abraham Lincoln 233 212 21 0.820
1860 Abraham Lincoln 303 180 72 0.188
1856 James Buchanan 296 174 114 0.176
1852 Franklin Pierce 296 254 42 0.716
1848 Zachary Taylor 290 163 127 0.124
1844 James K. Polk 275 170 105 0.236
1840 William Henry Harrison 294 234 60 0.592
1836 Martin Van Buren 294 170 73 0.156
1832 Andrew Jackson 286 219 49 0.531
1828 Andrew Jackson 261 178 83 0.364
1824 draw: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, William Crawford 261 84 99 0.000
1820 James Monroe 235 231 1 0.991
1816 James Monroe 217 183 34 0.687
1812 James Madison 217 128 89 0.180
1808 James Madison 175 122 47 0.394
1804 Thomas Jefferson 176 162 14 0.841
1800 draw: Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr  138 73 73 0.000
1796 John Adams 138 71 68 0.029
1792 George Washington 132 132 77 0.833*
1789 George Washington 69 69 34 1.000*
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Sources: Presidential Election Results
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 17, 2016

Presidential Election Margin of Victory

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