18th and 19th Centuries

Election of 1789
Popular vote- George Washington- 100% (38,818)
Electoral votes- George Washington (69)

Election of 1792
Popular vote- George Washington- 100% (13,332)
Electoral votes- George Washington (132)

Election of 1796
Popular vote- John Adams- 53.4% (35,726), Thomas Jefferson- 46.6% (31,115)
Electoral votes- John Adams (71), Thomas Jefferson (68)

Election of 1800
Popular vote- Thomas Jefferson- 61.4% (41,330), John Adams- 38.6% (25,952)
Electoral votes- Thomas Jefferson (73), John Adams (65)

Election of 1804
Popular vote- Thomas Jefferson- 72.8% (104,110), Charles Cotesworth Pinckney- 38,919 (27.2%)
Electoral votes- Thomas Jefferson (162), Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (14)

Election of 1808
Popular vote- James Madison- 64.7% (124,732), Charles Cotesworth Pinckney- 32.4% (62,431)
Electoral votes- James Madison (122), Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (47), George Clinton (6)

Election of 1812
Popular vote- James Madison- 50.4% (140,431), DeWitt Clinton- 47.6% (132,781)
Electoral votes- James Madison (128), DeWitt Clinton (89)

Election of 1816

Popular vote- James Monroe- 68.2% (76,592), Rufus King- 30.9% (34,740)
Electoral votes- James Monroe (183), Rufus King (34)

Election of 1820
Popular vote- James Monroe- 100% (108,359)
Electoral votes- James Monroe (228), John Quincy Adams (1)

Election of 1824
Popular vote- Andrew Jackson- 41.3% (151,271), John Quincy Adams- 30.9% (113,122), Henry Clay- 13.0% (47,531), William H. Crawford- 11.2% (40,856)
Electoral votes- Andrew Jackson (99), John Quincy Adams (84), William H. Crawford (41), Henry Clay (37)
This controversial election was decided by the House of Representatives because no candidate won a majority of the electoral vote. John Quincy Adams won the election.

Election of 1828
Popular vote- Andrew Jackson- 56.0% (642,553), John Quincy Adams- 43.6% (500,897)
Electoral votes- Andrew Jackson (178), John Quincy Adams (83)

Election of 1832
Popular vote- Andrew Jackson- 54.2% (701,780), Henry Clay- 37.4% (484,205), William Wirt- 7.8% (100,715)
Electoral votes- Andrew Jackson (219), Henry Clay (49), William Wirt (7)

Election of 1836
Popular vote- Martin Van Buren- 50.8% (764,176), William Henry Harrison- 36.6% (550,816), Hugh Lawson White- 9.7% (146,107)
Electoral votes- Martin Van Buren (170), William Henry Harrison (73), Hugh Lawson White (26)

Election of 1840
Popular vote- William Henry Harrison- 52.9% (1,275,390), Martin Van Buren- 46.8% (1,128,854)
Electoral votes- William Henry Harrison (234), Martin Van Buren (60)

Election of 1844
Popular vote- James K. Polk- 49.5% (1,339,494), Henry Clay- 48.1% (1,300,004)
Electoral votes- James K. Polk (170), Henry Clay (105)

Election of 1848
Popular vote- Zachary Taylor- 47.3% (1,361,393), Lewis Cass- 42.5% (1,223,460), Martin Van Buren- 10.1% (291,501)
Electoral votes- Zachary Taylor (163), Lewis Cass (127), Martin Van Buren (0)

Election of 1852
Popular vote- Franklin Pierce- 50.8% (1,607,510), Winfield Scott- 43.9% (1,386,942)
Electoral votes- Franklin Pierce (254), Winfield Scott (42)

Election of 1856
Popular vote- James Buchanan- 45.3% (1,836,072), Winfield Scott- 33.1% (1,342,345), Millard Fillmore- 21.6% (873,053)
Electoral votes- James Buchanan (174), Winfield Scott (114), Millard Fillmore (8)

Election of 1860
Popular vote- Abraham Lincoln- 39.8% (1,865,908), Stephen A. Douglas- 29.5% (1,380,201), John C. Breckinridge- 18.1% (848,019), John Bell- 12.6% (590,901)
Electoral votes- Abraham Lincoln (180), John C. Breckinridge (72), John Bell (39), Stephen A. Douglas (12)

Election of 1864
Popular vote- Abraham Lincoln- 55.0% (2,218,388), George B. McClellan- 45.0% (1,812,807)
Electoral votes- Abraham Lincoln (212), George B. McClellan (21)

Election of 1868
Red indicates Grant, blue indicates Seymour, green indicates states that had not been readmitted to the Union yet.
Popular vote- Ulysses S. Grant- 52.7% (3,013,650), Horatio Seymour- 47.3% (2,708,744)
Electoral votes- Ulysses S. Grant (214), Horatio Seymour (80)

Election of 1872
Popular vote- Ulysses S. Grant- 55.6% (3,598,235), Horace Greeley- 43.8% (2,834,761)
Electoral votes- Ulysses S. Grant (286), Horace Greeley (66 (pledged before death))
Note- Candidate Horace Greeley died on November 29, after the election but before the Electoral College cast its votes. The Greeley electors voted for four different candidates for President as a result.

Election of 1876
Popular vote- Samuel J. Tilden- 51.0% (4,284,020), Rutherford B. Hayes- 47.9% (4,036,572)
Electoral votes- Rutherford B. Hayes (185), Samuel J. Tilden (184)

Election of 1880
Popular vote- James A. Garfield- 48.3% (4,446,158), Winfield Scott Hancock- 48.2% (4,444,260)
Electoral votes- James A. Garfield (214), Winfield Scott Hancock (155)

Election of 1884
Popular vote- Grover Cleveland- 48.5% (4,874,621), James G. Blaine- 48.2% (4,848,936)
Electoral votes- Grover Cleveland (219), James G. Blaine (182)

Election of 1888
Popular vote- Grover Cleveland- 48.6% (5,534,488), Benjamin Harrison- 47.8% (5,443,892)
Electoral votes- Benjamin Harrison (233), Grover Cleveland (168)

Election of 1892
Popular vote- Grover Cleveland- 46.0% (5,556,918), Benjamin Harrison- 43.0% (5,176,108), James B. Weaver- 8.5% (1,041,028)
Electoral votes- Grover Cleveland (277), Benjamin Harrison (145), James B. Weaver (22)

Election of 1896
Popular vote- William McKinley- 51.1% (7,104,779), William Jennings Bryan- 47.7% (6,502,925)
Electoral votes- William McKinley (271), William Jennings Bryan (176)

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