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7 Elections that Changed U.S. History

Exhibit Voting Results

The polls are now closed.  Present-day voting results in these 7 historical elections:

 

1800

Candidates Count %
Republican Party
President: Thomas Jefferson
Vice-President: Aaron Burr
98
68 %
Federalist Party
President: John Adams
Vice-President: Charles C. Pinckney
47
32 %


 

1828

Candidates Count %
Republican Party:
President: John Quincy Adams
Vice-President: Richard Rush
73
32 %
Jacksonian Party:
President: Andrew Jackson
Vice-President: John C. Calhoun
152
68 %


 

1872

Candidates Count %
Liberal Republican Party
President: Horace Greeley
Vice-President: Benjamin Gratz Brown
47
56 %
Republican Party
President: Ulysses S. Grant
Vice-President: Henry Wilson
37
44 %


 

1912

Candidates Count %
Progressive Party
President: Theodore Roosevelt
Vice-President: Hiram Johnson
61
52 %
Socialist Party
President: Eugene Debs
Vice-President: Emil Seidel
26
22 %
Democratic Party
President: Woodrow Wilson
Vice-President: Thomas Marshall
17
14 %
Republican Party
President: William H. Taft
Vice-President: James Sherman
14
12 %


 

1928

Candidates Count %
Democratic Party
President: Alfred Smith
Vice-President: Joseph T. Robinson
60
66 %
Republican Party
President: Herbert Hoover
Vice-President: Charles Curtis
31
34 %


 

1948

Candidates Count %
Democratic Party
President: Harry S Truman
Vice-President: Alben Barkley
47
59 %
Republican Party
President: Thomas Dewey
Vice-President: Earl Warren
16
20 %
Dixiecrat Party
President: Strom Thurmond
Vice-President: Fielding Wright
8
10 %
Progressive Party
President: Henry Wallace
Vice-President: Glen Taylor
9
11 %


 

1968

Candidates Count %
Democratic Party
President: Hubert H. Humphrey
Vice-President: Edmund Muskie
74
64 %
Republican Party
President: Richard M. Nixon
Vice-President: Spiro T. Agnew
30
26 %
American Independent Party
President: George Wallace
Vice-President: Curtis LeMay
11
10 %

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