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U.S. Presidential Election Results

Presidential elections in the United states are held every four years, with the first one taking place in 1789. The winner of the election is decided by who ends up with the most electoral college votes. In this system each state is allocated electoral college votes based on population. Below are links to the results of each election the history of the United States. Please support the American Presidency Project so these records can grow. Check out our new 2016 election results.