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Which do you think is the greatest landslide?

Top 5 in EC victory:

  1. Reagan '84
  2. Nixon '72
  3. Reagan '80
  4. LBJ '64
  5. Bush '88

Top 5 in PV victory:

  1. LBJ '64
  2. Nixon '72
  3. Reagan '84
  4. Bush '88
  5. Obama '08

Top 5 Margin vs other major party

  1. Nixon '72
  2. LBJ '64
  3. Reagan '84
  4. Reagan '80
  5. Clinton '96

Top 5 % of states won

  1. Nixon '72
  2. Reagan '84 **Tied for 1st**
  3. LBJ '64
  4. Reagan '80 **Tied for 3rd**
  5. Bush '88

Top 5 # of Flipped States from last election

  1. Nixon '68
  2. Clinton '92
  3. LBJ '64
  4. Carter '76
  5. Reagan '80

Top 5 Landslide Victories with High Turnout (Must be an election listed in one of the categories above)

  1. LBJ '64
  2. Nixon '68
  3. Obama '08
  4. Clinton '92
  5. Nixon '72

Top 5 # of states won by 10%+ margin

  1. Nixon '72
  2. Reagan '84
  3. LBJ '64
  4. Bush '88
  5. Reagan '80

Top 5 fewest # of states won by only 2% or less

  1. Reagan '84
  2. Nixon '72 **tied for 1st**
  3. Bush '88 **tied for 1st**
  4. LBJ '64
  5. Obama '08 **tied for 4th**
  6. Nixon '68 **tied for 4th**

Top 5 landslide wins with fewest 3rd party voters (must be an election listed in one of the categories above)

  1. LBJ '64
  2. Reagan '84
  3. Bush '88
  4. Obama '08
  5. Nixon '72

 

 

 

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44 minutes ago, vcczar said:

Which do you think is the greatest landslide?

Top 5 in EC victory:

  1. Reagan '84
  2. Nixon '72
  3. Reagan '80
  4. LBJ '64
  5. Bush '88

Top 5 in PV victory:

  1. LBJ '64
  2. Nixon '72
  3. Reagan '84
  4. Bush '88
  5. Obama '08

Top 5 Margin vs other major party

  1. Nixon '72
  2. LBJ '64
  3. Reagan '84
  4. Reagan '80
  5. Clinton '96

Top 5 % of states won

  1. Nixon '72
  2. Reagan '84 **Tied for 1st**
  3. LBJ '64
  4. Reagan '80 **Tied for 3rd**
  5. Bush '88

Top 5 # of Flipped States from last election

  1. Nixon '68
  2. Clinton '92
  3. LBJ '64
  4. Carter '76
  5. Reagan '80

Top 5 Landslide Victories with High Turnout (Must be an election listed in one of the categories above)

  1. LBJ '64
  2. Nixon '68
  3. Obama '08
  4. Clinton '92
  5. Nixon '72

Top 5 # of states won by 10%+ margin

  1. Nixon '72
  2. Reagan '84
  3. LBJ '64
  4. Bush '88
  5. Reagan '80

Top 5 fewest # of states won by only 2% or less

  1. Reagan '84
  2. Nixon '72 **tied for 1st**
  3. Bush '88 **tied for 1st**
  4. LBJ '64
  5. Obama '08 **tied for 4th**
  6. Nixon '68 **tied for 4th**

Top 5 landslide wins with fewest 3rd party voters (must be an election listed in one of the categories above)

  1. LBJ '64
  2. Reagan '84
  3. Bush '88
  4. Obama '08
  5. Nixon '72

 

 

 

Reagan, Nixon, and LBJ seem to be the greatest in landslides. Also, they were all incumbent Presidents.

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Just now, Timur said:

Reagan, Nixon, and LBJ seem to be the greatest in landslides. Also, they were all incumbent Presidents.

All three also had primary challenges in the elections they won by landslide, but none of them seems to have been a serious challenge.

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