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More Election Figures (since 1912)


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Since 1912: 

  • Victory with most Electoral Votes over the Required to Win: +257, FDR, 1936
  • Victory with least electoral votes over the required to win: +1, Bush, 2000
  • Victory w/ Highest % of EVs won: 98.5%, FDR, 1936
  • Victory w/ Lowest % of EVs won: 50.3%, Bush, 2000
  • Victory w/ Highest Popular Vote: 61.1%, LBJ, 1964
  • Victory w/ Lowest Popular Vote: 41.8%, Wilson, 1912
  • Victory with best Margin vs. other major party: +26.2, Harding, 1920
  • Victory with worst margin vs other major party: -2.1, Trump, 2016
  • Victory w/ highest percent of states won: 98%, Nixon and Reagan, 1972 and 1984, respectively
  • Victory w/ lowest percent of states won: 46%, Kennedy and Carter, 1960 and 1976, respectively
  • Victory in election with highest turnout: 66.8%, Biden, 2020
  • Victory in election with lowest turnout: 48.9%, Coolidge, 1924
  • Victory with the most states with 10%+ margin: 46, Nixon, 1972
  • Victory with the least states with 10%+ margin: 5, Kennedy, 1960
  • Victory with zero states won with only a margin of 2% or less: Six tied.
  • Victory with the most states won with only a margin of 2% or less: 7, Kennedy and Reagan, 1960 and 1980, respectively
  • Victory with the fewest voters opting 3rd party: 0.5%, Eisenhower, FDR, LBJ, in 1952, 1940, 1964, respectively 
  • Victory with the most voter opting 3rd party: 35%, Wilson, 1912

 

 

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