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Presidential Election Matrix

Party Abbreviations

D-R = Democratic-Republican  DEM = Democrat  REP = Republican 
Whig = Whig  PROG = Progressive  LR = Liberal Republican  NR = National Republican

ElectionYearWinnerPartyElectoral VotesElectoral %Pop Vote %Pop Vote Margin %Pop VotesPop Vote MarginRunner-upTurnout
101824John Quincy AdamsD-R84/26132.18%30.92%-10.44%113,142-38,221Andrew Jackson26.90%
111828Andrew JacksonNR178/26168.20%55.93%2.25%642,806140,839John Quincy Adams57.30%
121832Andrew JacksonNR219/28676.57%54.74%17.81%702,735228,628Henry Clay57.00%
131836Martin Van BurenWhig170/29457.82%50.79%14.20%763,291213,384William Henry Harrison56.50%
141840William Henry HarrisonDEM234/29479.59%52.87%6.05%1,275,583145,938Martin Van Buren80.30%
151844James PolkWhig170/27561.82%49.54%1.45%1,339,57039,413Henry Clay79.20%
161848Zachary TaylorDEM163/29056.21%47.28%4.79%1,360,235137,882Lewis Cass72.80%
171852Franklin PierceWhig254/29685.81%50.83%6.95%1,605,943219,525Winfield Scott69.50%
181856James BuchananREP174/29658.78%45.29%12.20%1,835,140494,472John Freemont79.40%
191860Abraham LincolnDEM180/30359.41%39.65%10.13%1,855,993474,049John Breckinridge81.80%
201864Abraham LincolnDEM212/23390.99%55.03%10.08%2,211,317405,090George McClellan76.30%
211868Ulysses GrantDEM214/29472.79%52.66%5.32%3,013,790304,810Horatio Seymour80.90%
221872Ulysses GrantLR286/35281.25%55.58%11.80%3,597,439763,729Horace Greeley72.10%
231876Rutherford HayesDEM185/36950.14%47.92%-3.00%4,034,142-252,666Samuel Tilden82.60%
241880James GarfieldDEM214/36957.99%48.31%0.09%4,453,3371,898Winfield Scott Hancock80.50%
251884Grover ClevelandREP219/40154.61%48.85%0.57%4,914,48257,579James Blaine78.20%
281896William McKinleyDEM271/44760.63%51.02%4.31%7,112,138601,331William Jennings Bryan79.60%
291900William McKinleyDEM292/44765.23%51.64%6.12%7,228,864857,932William Jennings Bryan73.70%
301904Theodore RooseveltDEM336/47670.59%56.42%18.83%7,630,5572,546,677Alton Brooks Parker65.50%
311908William TaftDEM321/48366.46%51.57%8.53%7,678,3351,269,356William Jennings Bryan65.70%
321912Woodrow WilsonPROG435/53181.92%41.84%14.44%6,296,2842,173,563Theodore Roosevelt59.00%
331916Woodrow WilsonREP277/53152.17%49.24%3.12%9,126,868578,140Charles Evans Hughes61.80%
341920Warren HardingDEM404/53176.08%60.32%26.17%16,144,0937,004,432James Cox49.20%
351924Calvin CoolidgeDEM382/53171.94%54.04%25.22%15,723,7897,337,547John Davis48.90%
361928Herbert HooverDEM444/53183.62%58.21%17.41%21,427,1236,411,659Al Smith56.90%
371932Franklin RooseveltREP472/53188.89%57.41%17.76%22,821,2777,060,023Herbert Hoover56.90%
381936Franklin RooseveltREP523/53198.49%60.80%24.26%27,752,64811,070,786Alf Landon61.00%
391940Franklin RooseveltREP449/53184.56%54.74%9.96%27,313,9454,966,201Wendell Willkie62.40%
401944Franklin RooseveltREP432/53181.36%53.39%7.50%25,612,9163,594,987Thomas Dewey55.90%
411948Harry TrumanREP303/53157.06%49.55%4.48%24,179,3472,188,055Thomas Dewey52.20%
421952Dwight EisenhowerDEM442/53183.24%55.18%10.85%34,075,5296,700,439Adlai Stevenson62.30%
431956Dwight EisenhowerDEM457/53186.06%57.37%15.40%35,579,1809,551,152Adlai Stevenson60.20%
441960John KennedyREP303/53756.42%49.72%0.17%34,220,984112,827Richard Nixon63.80%
451964Lyndon JohnsonREP486/53890.33%61.05%22.58%43,127,04115,951,287Barry Goldwater62.80%
461968Richard NixonDEM301/53855.95%43.42%0.70%31,783,783511,944Hubert Humphrey62.50%
471972Richard NixonDEM520/53896.65%60.67%23.15%47,168,71017,995,488George McGovern56.20%
481976Jimmy CarterREP297/53855.20%50.08%2.06%40,831,8811,683,247Gerald Ford54.80%
491980Ronald ReaganDEM489/53890.89%50.75%9.74%43,903,2308,423,115Jimmy Carter54.20%
501984Ronald ReaganDEM525/53897.58%58.77%18.21%54,455,47216,878,120Walter Mondale55.20%
511988George H. W. BushDEM426/53879.18%53.37%7.72%48,886,5977,077,121Michael Dukakis52.80%
521992Bill ClintonREP370/53868.77%43.01%5.56%44,909,8065,805,256George H. W. Bush58.10%
531996Bill ClintonREP379/53870.45%49.23%8.51%47,400,1258,201,370Bob Dole51.70%
542000George W. BushDEM271/53850.37%47.87%-0.51%50,460,110-543,816Al Gore54.20%
552004George W. BushDEM286/53853.16%50.73%2.46%62,040,6103,012,171John Kerry60.10%
562008Barack ObamaREP365/53867.84%52.93%7.27%69,498,5169,550,193John McCain61.60%
572012Barack ObamaREP332/53861.71%51.06%3.86%65,915,7964,982,296Mitt Romney58.60%
582016Donald TrumpDEM304/53856.50%45.98%-2.10%62,979,636-2,864,974Hillary Clinton58.60%


Note: The popular vote was not recorded prior to the 1824 election. Accordingly, the first nine US presidential elections are not included in this table.