What state has every president won?

What state has every president won?

Nevada has been carried by the winner of every presidential election since 1912, with only two exceptions: 1976 and 2016.

Which presidential election was the closest in history?

The 1960 presidential election was the closest election since 1916, and this closeness can be explained by a number of factors.

Has anyone ever won all 50 states in an election?

A complete fifty-state victory has not been accomplished since the fiftieth state was admitted into the union, though there have been several landslide victories: In 1936, Franklin D. Roosevelt carried 46 of 48 states, losing only Maine and Vermont.

What is the history of presidential elections?

The president of the United States is elected every four years by way of the electoral college, a system devised by the creators of the Constitution that today requires a candidate to secure at least 270 electoral votes from the states to win. That means the history of presidential elections is one best told through maps.

How do I view historical presidential elections?

Visit the historical presidential elections page, choose an election and use the link on that page to get to the interactive map. Alternately, visit this page for more direct links. Can I modify historical candidates? Yes, provided the candidate is Active. Use the table under the map. Select a name to update it.

Why do States split their electoral votes between candidates?

Because most states allocate their electoral votes on an “winner-take-all” basis — the exceptions being Maine and Nebraska, which split their electoral votes by congressional district — the candidate who wins enough states to reach 270 electoral votes becomes president.

How did Nebraska split its electoral votes?

The reverse happened in Nebraska. This marked the first time that both states have split their electoral votes in the same election since moving to a congressional district method.