Dead Presidents

Historical facts, thoughts, ramblings and collections on the Presidency and about the Presidents of the United States.

By Anthony Bergen
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Listed under each state is the party and candidate who carried the state in the election year shown.

California
1852    Democratic [Franklin Pierce]
1856    Democratic [James Buchanan]
1860    Republican [Abraham Lincoln]
1864    Republican/National Union [Abraham Lincoln]
1868    Republican [Ulysses S. Grant]
1872    Republican [Ulysses S. Grant]
1876    Republican [Rutherford B. Hayes]
1880    Democratic [Winfield Scott Hancock]
1884    Republican [James G. Blaine]
1888    Republican [Benjamin Harrison]
1892    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1896    Republican [William McKinley]
1900    Republican [William McKinley]
1904    Republican [Theodore Roosevelt]
1908    Republican [William Howard Taft]
1912    Progressive/Bull Moose [Theodore Roosevelt]
1916    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1920    Republican [Warren G. Harding]
1924    Republican [Calvin Coolidge]
1928    Republican [Herbert Hoover]
1932    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1936    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1940    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1944    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1948    Democratic [Harry S. Truman]
1952    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1956    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1960    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1964    Democratic [Lyndon B. Johnson]
1968    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1972    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1976    Republican [Gerald Ford]
1980    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1984    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1988    Republican [George H.W. Bush]
1992    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
1996    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
2000    Democratic [Al Gore]
2004    Democratic [John Kerry]
2008    Democratic [Barack Obama]

Colorado
1876    Republican [Rutherford B. Hayes]
1880    Republican [James Garfield]
1884    Republican [James G. Blaine]
1888    Republican [Benjamin Harrison]
1892    People’s/Populist [James B. Weaver]
1896    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1900    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1904    Republican [Theodore Roosevelt]
1908    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1912    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1916    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1920    Republican [Warren G. Harding]
1924    Republican [Calvin Coolidge]
1928    Republican [Herbert Hoover]
1932    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1936    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1940    Republican [Wendell Willkie]
1944    Republican [Thomas E. Dewey]
1948    Democratic [Harry S. Truman]
1952    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1956    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1960    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1964    Democratic [Lyndon B. Johnson]
1968    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1972    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1976    Republican [Gerald Ford]
1980    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1984    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1988    Republican [George H.W. Bush]
1992    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
1996    Republican [Bob Dole]
2000    Republican [George W. Bush]
2004    Republican [George W. Bush]
2008    Democratic [Barack Obama]

Connecticut
1789    Federalist [George Washington]
1792    Federalist [George Washington]
1796    Federalist [John Adams]
1800*    Federalist [John Adams]
1804    Federalist [Charles Cotesworth Pinckney]
1808    Federalist [Charles Cotesworth Pinckney]
1812    Federalist [DeWitt Clinton]
1816    Federalist [Rufus King]
1820    Democratic-Republican [James Monroe]
1824**    Democratic-Republican [John Quincy Adams]
1828    National Republican [John Quincy Adams]
1832    National Republican [Henry Clay]
1836    Democratic [Martin Van Buren]
1840    Whig [William Henry Harrison]
1844    Whig [Henry Clay]
1848    Whig [Zachary Taylor]
1852    Democratic [Franklin Pierce]
1856    Republican [John C. Frémont]
1860    Republican [Abraham Lincoln]
1864    Republican/National Union [Abraham Lincoln]
1868    Republican [Ulysses S. Grant]
1872    Republican [Ulysses S. Grant]
1876    Democratic [Samuel J. Tilden]
1880    Republican [James Garfield]
1884    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1888    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1892    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1896    Republican [William McKinley]
1900    Republican [William McKinley]
1904    Republican [Theodore Roosevelt]
1908    Republican [William Howard Taft]
1912    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1916    Republican [Charles Evans Hughes]
1920    Republican [Warren G. Harding]
1924    Republican [Calvin Coolidge]
1928    Republican [Herbert Hoover]
1932    Republican [Herbert Hoover]
1936    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1940    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1944    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1948    Republican [Thomas E. Dewey]
1952    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1956    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1960    Democratic [John F. Kennedy]
1964    Democratic [Lyndon B. Johnson]
1968    Democratic [Hubert H. Humphrey]
1972    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1976    Republican [Gerald Ford]
1980    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1984    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1988    Republican [George H.W. Bush]
1992    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
1996    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
2000    Democratic [Al Gore]
2004    Democratic [John Kerry]
2008    Democratic [Barack Obama]
*The 1800 election was decided in the House of Representatives because no candidate won a majority of votes in the Electoral College.
**The 1824 election was decided in the House of Representatives because none of the four candidates won a majority of votes in the Electoral College.

Delaware
1789    Federalist [George Washington]
1792    Federalist [George Washington]
1796    Federalist [John Adams]
1800*    Federalist [John Adams]
1804    Federalist [Charles Cotesworth Pinckney]
1808    Federalist [Charles Cotesworth Pinckney]
1812    Federalist [DeWitt Clinton]
1816    Federalist [Rufus King]
1820    Democratic-Republican [James Monroe]
1824**    Democratic-Republican [William H. Crawford]
1828    National Republican [John Quincy Adams]
1832    National Republican [Henry Clay]
1836    Whig [William Henry Harrison]
1840    Whig [William Henry Harrison]
1844    Whig [Henry Clay]
1848    Whig [Zachary Taylor]
1852    Democratic [Franklin Pierce]
1856    Democratic [James Buchanan]
1860    Democratic [John C. Breckinridge]
1864    Democratic [George B. McClellan]
1868    Democratic [Horatio Seymour]
1872    Republican [Ulysses S. Grant]
1876    Democratic [Samuel J. Tilden]
1880    Democratic [Winfield Scott Hancock]
1884    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1888    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1892    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1896    Republican [William McKinley]
1900    Republican [William McKinley]
1904    Republican [Theodore Roosevelt]
1908    Republican [William Howard Taft]
1912    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1916    Republican [Charles Evans Hughes]
1920    Republican [Warren G. Harding]
1924    Republican [Calvin Coolidge]
1928    Republican [Herbert Hoover]
1932    Republican [Herbert Hoover]
1936    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1940    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1944    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1948    Republican [Thomas E. Dewey]
1952    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1956    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1960    Democratic [John F. Kennedy]
1964    Democratic [Lyndon B. Johnson]
1968    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1972    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1976    Democratic [Jimmy Carter]
1980    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1984    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1988    Republican [George H.W. Bush]
1992    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
1996    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
2000    Democratic [Al Gore]
2004    Democratic [John Kerry]
2008    Democratic [Barack Obama]
*The 1800 election was decided in the House of Representatives because no candidate won a majority of votes in the Electoral College.
**The 1824 election was decided in the House of Representatives because none of the four candidates won a majority of votes in the Electoral College.

District of Columbia
1964    Democratic [Lyndon B. Johnson]
1968    Democratic [Hubert H. Humphrey]
1972    Democratic [George McGovern]
1976    Democratic [Jimmy Carter]
1980    Democratic [Jimmy Carter]
1984    Democratic [Walter Mondale]
1988    Democratic [Michael Dukakis]
1992    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
1996    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
2000    Democratic [Al Gore]
2004    Democratic [John Kerry]
2008    Democratic [Barack Obama]

Florida
1848    Whig [Zachary Taylor]
1852    Democratic [Franklin Pierce]
1856    Democratic [James Buchanan]
1860    Democratic [John C. Breckinridge]
1868    Republican [Ulysses S. Grant]
1872    Republican [Ulysses S. Grant]
1876    Republican [Rutherford B. Hayes]
1880    Democratic [Winfield Scott Hancock]
1884    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1888    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1892    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1896    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1900    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1904    Democratic [Alton B. Parker]
1908    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1912    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1916    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1920    Democratic [James M. Cox]
1924    Democratic [John W. Davis]
1928    Republican [Herbert Hoover]
1932    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1936    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1940    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1944    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1948    Democratic [Harry S. Truman]
1952    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1956    Republican [Dwight D. Eisenhower]
1960    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1964    Democratic [Lyndon B. Johnson]
1968    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1972    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1976    Democratic [Jimmy Carter]
1980    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1984    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1988    Republican [George H.W. Bush]
1992    Republican [George H.W. Bush]
1996    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
2000    Republican [George W. Bush]
2004    Republican [George W. Bush]
2008    Democratic [Barack Obama]

Georgia
1789    Federalist [George Washington]
1792    Federalist [George Washington]
1796    Democratic-Republican [Thomas Jefferson]
1800*    Democratic-Republican [Thomas Jefferson]
1804    Democratic-Republican [Thomas Jefferson]
1808    Democratic-Republican [James Madison]
1812    Democratic-Republican [James Madison]
1816    Democratic-Republican [James Monroe]
1820    Democratic-Republican [James Monroe]
1824**    Democratic-Republican [William H. Crawford]
1828    Democratic [Andrew Jackson]
1832    Democratic [Andrew Jackson]
1836    Whig [Hugh Lawson White]
1840    Whig [William Henry Harrison]
1844    Democratic [James K. Polk]
1848    Whig [Zachary Taylor]
1852    Democratic [Franklin Pierce]
1856    Democratic [James Buchanan]
1860    Democratic [John C. Breckinridge]
1868    Democratic [Horatio Seymour]
1872***    Democratic/Liberal Republican [B. Gratz Brown]
1876    Democratic [Samuel J. Tilden]
1880    Democratic [Winfield Scott Hancock]
1884    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1888    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1892    Democratic [Grover Cleveland]
1896    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1900    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1904    Democratic [Alton B. Parker]
1908    Democratic [William Jennings Bryan]
1912    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1916    Democratic [Woodrow Wilson]
1920    Democratic [James M. Cox]
1924    Democratic [John W. Davs]
1928    Democratic [Al Smith]
1932    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1936    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1940    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1944    Democratic [Franklin D. Roosevelt]
1948    Democratic [Harry S. Truman]
1952    Democratic [Adlai E. Stevenson]
1956    Democratic [Adlai E. Stevenson]
1960    Democratic [John F. Kennedy]
1964    Republican [Barry Goldwater]
1968    American Independent [George C. Wallace]
1972    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1976    Democratic [Jimmy Carter]
1980    Democratic [Jimmy Carter]
1984    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1988    Republican [George H.W. Bush]
1992    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
1996    Republican [Bob Dole]
2000    Republican [George W. Bush]
2004    Republican [George W. Bush]
2008    Republican [John McCain]
*The 1800 election was decided in the House of Representatives because no candidate won a majority of votes in the Electoral College.
**The 1824 election was decided in the House of Representatives because none of the four candidates won a majority of votes in the Electoral College.
***1872 Liberal Republican/Democratic nominee Horace Greeley died between Election Day and the meeting of the Electoral College, so his Electoral votes were divided amongst various candidates.

Hawaii
1960    Democratic [John F. Kennedy]
1964    Democratic [Lyndon B. Johnson]
1968    Democratic [Hubert H. Humphrey]
1972    Republican [Richard Nixon]
1976    Democratic [Jimmy Carter]
1980    Democratic [Jimmy Carter]
1984    Republican [Ronald Reagan]
1988    Democratic [Michael Dukakis]
1992    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
1996    Democratic [Bill Clinton]
2000    Democratic [Al Gore]
2004    Democratic [John Kerry]
2008    Democratic [Barack Obama]

  1. amandamaea said: I had no idea my state (Georgia) voted Democratic as recently as 1992! I always think of GA as being profoundly red, so that makes me happy/hopeful!
  2. twashappiness said: Great, you gonna spam my Dashboard all night? Great info but use “breaks”.
  3. kaiyves said: If I’m a New Yorker who voted absentee but goes to college in Massachusetts, which one is “my state”?
  4. deadpresidents posted this