Presidential Election Results Past

Ron and I were wondering what the stats were back in the Clinton years. That dug up:

InfoPlease: Presidential Elections, 1789–2000






2 responses to “Presidential Election Results Past”

  1. francis s. Avatar

    What’s most striking is the disparity between the popular vote and the votes of the electoral college.

    What I want to know actually is whether and how much the system of having electors gives non-urban voters a greater weight than urban voters…

  2. JC Avatar

    I think the electoral college keeps the candidates confimed to campaigning and putting resources into the “swing states.” If it were just a popular vote, I think it would be more balanced.

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