Ultimately, Trump received 304 electoral votes and Clinton 227, as two faithless electors defected from Trump and five from Clinton.
|Nominee||Barack Obama||John McCain|
|Running mate||Joe Biden||Sarah Palin|
Obama defeated Romney, winning a majority of both the Electoral College and the popular vote. Obama won 332 electoral votes and 51.1% of the popular vote compared to Romney’s 206 electoral votes and 47.2%.
|Nominee||Bill Clinton||Bob Dole|
|Running mate||Al Gore||Jack Kemp|
|Nominee||Bill Clinton||George H. W. Bush|
|Running mate||Al Gore||Dan Quayle|
|Independent||Albert J. Franzen||81,186|
Voters chose 21 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president. Pennsylvania was won by Democratic nominee Barack Obama by a 10.32% margin of victory.
Bush won by a narrow margin of 35 electoral votes and took 50.7% of the popular vote. He swept the South and the Mountain States and took the crucial swing states of Ohio, Iowa, and New Mexico, the latter two being flipped Republican. Although Kerry flipped New Hampshire, Bush’s electoral map expanded numerically.
Dewey and several party leaders discussed Dewey’s running mate during the evening of June 24. House Majority Leader Charles A. Halleck and former Minnesota Governor Harold Stassen were both considered, but Dewey ultimately decided to ask California Governor Earl Warren to be his running mate.
Voters chose 13 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president. Georgia was won by Senator Bob Dole (R-KS) by a narrow 1.2% margin. … Georgia was one of three states won by Clinton in 1992 that Bob Dole was able to flip, the others being Montana and Colorado.
|Nominee||Ronald Reagan||Walter Mondale|
|Running mate||George H. W. Bush||Geraldine Ferraro|
Bush lost the 1992 presidential election to Democrat Bill Clinton following an economic recession, his turnaround on his tax promise, and the decreased emphasis of foreign policy in a post–Cold War political climate.
Democratic President Bill Clinton won re-election, while the Republicans maintained their majorities in both houses of the United States Congress. Clinton defeated Republican nominee Bob Dole and independent candidate Ross Perot in the presidential election, taking 379 of the 538 electoral votes.
The 1988 United States presidential election was the 51st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1988. The Republican nominee, incumbent Vice President George H. W. Bush, defeated the Democratic nominee, Governor Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts.
Bush, a Republican from Texas, took office following a narrow victory over Democratic incumbent vice president Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election. Four years later, in the 2004 presidential election, he defeated Democrat nominee John Kerry to win re-election.
Along with his running mate, Vice President Joe Biden, Barack Obama was opposed in the general election by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, along with various minor candidates from other parties. The election took place on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes are allotted on a winner-take-all basis. Democratic incumbent President Barack Obama received 51.97% of the vote, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s 46.59%.
Maryland was won by Democratic nominee Barack Obama by a 25.4% margin of victory. … In 2008, Obama easily captured the state’s 10 electoral votes in a landslide victory, winning 61.92% of the popular vote to Republican John McCain’s 36.47%.
The 2008 United States elections were held on November 4. Democratic Senator Barack Obama of Illinois won the presidential election, and Democrats bolstered their majority in both Houses of Congress. Obama won his party’s presidential nomination after defeating Senator Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primaries.
|Nominee||George W. Bush||John Kerry|
|Running mate||Dick Cheney||John Edwards|
January 20, 2001 – January 20, 2009
|Nominee||Dwight D. Eisenhower||Adlai Stevenson|
|Home state||New York||Illinois|
|Running mate||Richard Nixon||Estes Kefauver|
Democratic Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts won his party’s nomination after defeating Senator John Edwards and several other candidates in the 2004 Democratic presidential primaries. In the general election, Bush won 286 of the 538 electoral votes and 50.7 percent of the popular vote.
Al Gore (left) won 0.5% more of the popular vote than elected President George W. Bush (right) in 2000.
The state has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1980, and Democrats have not seriously contested the state since. Republicans have also done increasingly well in Senate and House elections; they have held a majority of the state’s congressional delegation and both Senate seats since 1997.
|Nominee||Ronald Reagan||Jimmy Carter|
|Running mate||George H. W. Bush||Walter Mondale|
Ronald Reagan, originally an American actor and politician, became the 40th President of the United States serving from 1981 to 1989.
New York was won by Ronald Reagan with 53.84% of the popular vote over Walter Mondale with 45.83%, a victory margin of 8.01%. This made New York about 10% more Democratic than the nation overall.
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