AT A GLANCE

US Presidential Elections

Results since 1948 with selected statistics

In summary

  • 58
    Presidential elections since 1788
  • 44
    individuals, all men, have served as President (Grover is recognised as the 22nd and 24th President)
  • 23
    Presidents served four years or less
  • 5
    Presidents elected despite losing the popular vote (JQ Adams, Hayes, B Harrison, GW Bush, Trump)
  • 1
    President appointed without ever being elected (Ford)
  • 19
    Republican Party Presidents
  • 16
    Democrat Party Presidents

Key to political party initials and colours

Initials Party/candiate representation
AI
American Independent
DEM
Democrat Party
N/A
Not eligible
REP
Republican Party
SRD
State Rights Democratic Party
UE
Unpledged Elector

Alphabetically by state

State 2016 2012 2008 2004 2000 1996 1992 1988 1984 1980 1976 1972 1968 1964 1960 1956 1952 1948
WINNER
Donald
TRUMP
Barack
OBAMA
Barack
OBAMA
George W
BUSH
George W
BUSH
Bill
CLINTON
Bill
CLINTON
George H
BUSH
Ronald
REAGAN
Ronald
REAGAN
Jimmy
CARTER
Richard
NIXON
Richard
NIXON
Lyndon
JOHNSON
John
KENNEDY
Dwight
EISENHOWER
Dwight
EISENHOWER
Harry
TRUMAN
Runner-up
Hillary
CLINTON
Mitt
ROMNEY
John
McCAIN
John
KERRY
Al
GORE
Bob
DOLE
George
H. BUSH
Michael
DUKAKIS
Walter
MONDALE
Jimmy
CARTER
Gerald
FORD*
George
McGOVERN
Hubert
HUMPHREY
Barry
GOLDWATER
Richard
NIXON
Adlai
STEVENSON
Adlai
STEVENSON
Thomas
DEWEY
Alabama
62 61 60 62 57 50 48 59 61 49 56 72 66 69 56 57 65 80
Alaska
51 55 59 61 59 51 39 60 67 54 58 58 45 66 51 N/A N/A N/A
Arizona
49 54 54 55 51 47 38 60 66 61 56 62 55 50 56 61 58 54
Arkansas
61 61 59 54 51 54 53 56 60 48 65 69 39 56 50 52 56 62
California
62 60 61 54 53 51 46 51 58 53 49 55 48 59 50 55 57 48
Colorado
48 51 54 52 51 46 40 53 63 55 54 63 50 61 55 60 60 52
Columbia District*
90 91 92 89 85 85 85 83 85 75 82 78 82 86 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Connecticut
55 58 61 54 56 53 42 52 61 48 52 59 50 68 54 64 56 50
Delaware
53 59 62 53 55 52 44 56 60 47 52 60 45 61 51 55 52 50
Florida
49 50 51 52 49 48 41 61 65 56 52 72 41 51 52 57 55 49
Georgia
51 53 52 58 55 47 43 60 60 56 67 75 43 54 63 66 70 61
Hawaii
61 71 72 54 56 57 48 54 55 45 51 62 60 79 50 N/A N/A N/A
Idaho
59 65 62 68 68 52 42 62 72 66 60 64 57 51 54 61 65 50
Illinois
55 58 62 55 55 54 49 51 56 50 50 59 47 60 50 60 55 50
Indiana
57 54 50 60 57 47 43 60 62 56 53 66 50 56 55 60 58 50
Iowa
51 52 54 50 49 50 43 55 53 51 49 58 53 62 57 59 64 50
Kansas
57 60 57 62 58 54 39 56 66 58 52 68 55 54 61 65 69 54
Kentucky
63 60 57 60 57 46 45 56 60 49 53 63 44 64 54 54 50 57
Louisiana
58 58 59 57 53 52 46 54 61 51 52 65 48 57 50 53 53 49
Maine
48 56 58 54 49 52 39 55 61 46 49 61 55 69 57 71 66 57
Maryland
59 62 62 56 57 54 50 51 53 47 53 61 44 65 54 60 55 49
Massachusetts
60 61 62 62 60 61 48 53 51 42 56 54 63 76 60 59 54 55
Michigan
48 54 57 51 51 52 44 54 59 49 52 56 48 67 51 56 55 49
Minnesota
46 53 54 51 48 51 43 53 50 47 55 52 54 64 51 54 55 57
Mississippi
58 55 56 59 58 49 50 60 62 49 50 78 63 87 39 58 60 87
Missouri
57 54 49 53 50 48 44 52 60 51 51 62 45 64 50 50 51 58
Montana
57 55 50 59 59 44 38 52 61 57 53 58 51 59 51 57 59 53
Nebraska
60 59 57 66 62 54 47 60 71 66 60 71 60 53 62 66 69 54
Nevada
48 52 55 50 50 37 37 59 66 63 50 64 47 53 51 58 61 50
New Hampshire
47 52 54 50 48 49 39 62 69 58 55 64 52 64 53 66 61 52
New Jersey
55 58 57 53 56 54 43 56 60 52 50 62 46 66 50 65 57 50
New Mexico
48 53 57 50 48 49 46 52 60 55 51 61 52 60 50 58 55 56
New York
58 63 63 58 60 59 50 52 54 47 52 58 50 69 53 61 55 46
North Carolina
50 50 50 56 56 49 43 58 62 49 55 69 40 56 52 51 54 58
North Dakota
63 58 53 63 61 47 44 56 65 64 52 62 56 58 55 62 71 52
Ohio
52 51 52 51 50 47 40 55 59 52 49 60 45 63 53 61 57 49
Oklahoma
65 67 67 66 60 48 43 58 69 61 50 74 48 56 59 55 55 63
Oregon
50 54 57 51 47 47 42 51 56 48 48 52 50 64 53 55 61 50
Pennsylvania
49 52 54 51 51 49 45 51 53 50 50 59 48 65 51 56 53 51
Rhode Island
54 63 63 59 61 60 47 56 52 48 55 53 64 81 64 58 51 58
South Carolina
55 55 54 58 57 50 48 62 64 50 56 71 38 59 51 45 49 72
South Dakota
62 58 53 60 60 46 41 53 63 61 50 54 53 56 58 58 70 52
Tennessee
61 59 57 57 51 48 47 58 58 49 56 68 38 56 53 49 50 49
Texas
52 57 56 61 59 49 41 56 64 55 51 66 41 63 51 55 53 66
Utah
47 73 63 72 67 54 43 66 75 73 62 68 56 55 55 65 59 54
Vermont
56 67 67 59 51 53 46 51 58 44 54 63 53 66 59 72 71 62
Virginia
50 51 53 54 52 47 45 60 62 53 49 68 43 54 52 55 N/A N/A
Washington
54 56 57 53 50 50 43 50 56 50 50 57 47 62 51 54 54 53
West Virginia
69 62 56 56 52 52 48 52 55 50 58 64 50 68 53 54 52 57
Wisconsin
47 53 56 50 48 49 41 51 54 48 50 53 48 62 52 62 61 51
Wyoming
68 69 65 69 68 50 40 61 71 63 59 69 56 57 55 60 63 52

Figures per state per election are rounded-UP percentages. *Columbia District aka Washington DC. Gerald Ford contested the 1976 election as President having replaced Richard Nixon who resigned. Lyndon Johnson contested the 1964 election as President having replaced the assassinated John Kennedy.

Information sources: Wikipedia