Presidential Election Multiple Choice Quiz Stats

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This man's Green Party bid contributed to the closeness of the 2000 presidential election: Ralph Nader
81.1%
Ross Perot
8.7%
John Anderson
2.4%
Gary Johnson
4%
This man is the only one ever elected to two non-consecutive terms as president: Grover Cleveland
80.5%
Benjamin Harrison
5.3%
George W. Bush
1.7%
John Adams
5.9%
This former general is the only person ever unanimously elected to the office: George Washington
79.8%
Ulysses S. Grant
9.8%
Dwight D. Eisenhower
7.9%
Andrew Jackson
1.8%
No Republican candidate has ever won the presidency without carrying this state: Ohio
64%
Texas
21.2%
North Dakota
2.3%
Alaska
2.2%
The election of this President was the first in which citizens of Alaska and Hawaii got to vote: John F. Kennedy
59%
Dwight Eisenhower
29.1%
Calvin Coolidge
5.1%
Lyndon B. Johnson
6.5%
Receiving only 40.6% of the popular vote, he was the last major-party candidate to carry only one state in a presidential election: Walter Mondale
52.1%
Hubert Humphrey
10.2%
Mike Dukakis
23.2%
Adlai Stevenson
6.7%
This man was the last 3rd party candidate to carry a state in a presidential election: George Wallace
48.5%
Robert LaFollette
6.2%
Ross Perot
37.7%
Robert Byrd
4.7%
This election was the only one in which a 3rd party candidate carried more states and got more electoral votes than a major party candidate: 1912
48.1%
1924
12.3%
1948
8.9%
1892
23.5%
He remains the only person to have run as a candidate of one of the current major parties three times and lose them all: William Jennings Bryan
43.1%
Adlai Stevenson
23%
George McGovern
12.7%
Thomas Dewey
13.2%
This man, in 1852, was the first to carry an electoral vote from west of the Rocky Mountains: Franklin Pierce
41.7%
Winfield Scott
10.6%
James Buchanan
33%
Lewis Cass
5.5%
This election was the only one to be decided by the US House of Representatives under the terms of the 12th Amendment: 1824
38.5%
2000
21.6%
1876
22.7%
1789
7.2%
This candidate is the only major party entrant to have ever died between election day and the vote of the Electoral College: Horace Greeley
37.9%
James Weaver
11.8%
Samuel Tilden
26.8%
Horatio Seymour
16.8%
This man was the first elected to the office as a member of the Whig Party: William H. Harrison
37.5%
James K. Polk
18.3%
Zachary Taylor
25.3%
Millard Fillmore
17%
This man took office following the only election ever decided by an extra-Constitutional election commission: Rutherford B. Hayes
36%
John Quincy Adams
31.9%
Andrew Jackson
19%
Franklin Pierce
8.4%
This person was the first to earn 50,000,000 votes in a single US Presidential election: Ronald Reagan
36%
George W. Bush
13.1%
Barack Obama
29.3%
Richard Nixon
12.2%
This election was the only one contested by candidates who were all from the same political party: 1824
33.8%
1789
36.5%
1860
15.1%
1900
9.3%
This man ran eight times for President, once under the Labor Party and seven times as a Democrat, including one run while incarcerated: Lyndon LaRouche
31.7%
Eugene Debs
40.6%
Pat Paulsen
10%
Ralph Nader
9.2%
This man was the only presidential candidate from the first Anti-Masonic party: William Wirt
23.3%
Henry Clay
42.6%
Hugh White
12.5%
James Birney
15.5%
This was the last election in which the winning candidate carried more than 60% of the popular vote: 1972
20.7%
1984
54.8%
1936
12.5%
1908
3.3%
Thanks to a faithless elector, this woman was the first to ever receive an electoral vote (in this case for Vice President): Theodora Nathan
9%
Geraldine Ferraro
51%
Elizabeth Dole
14.9%
Victoria Woodhull
17.9%

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