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
80%
Ross Perot
8.9%
John Anderson
2.6%
Gary Johnson
4.4%
This former general is the only person ever unanimously elected to the office: George Washington
79.5%
Ulysses S. Grant
9.7%
Dwight D. Eisenhower
8.1%
Andrew Jackson
1.9%
This man is the only one ever elected to two non-consecutive terms as president: Grover Cleveland
79.4%
Benjamin Harrison
5.2%
George W. Bush
1.8%
John Adams
6%
No Republican candidate has ever won the presidency without carrying this state: Ohio
62.7%
Texas
21.1%
North Dakota
2.3%
Alaska
2.4%
The election of this President was the first in which citizens of Alaska and Hawaii got to vote: John F. Kennedy
59.2%
Dwight Eisenhower
28.7%
Calvin Coolidge
5.2%
Lyndon B. Johnson
6.6%
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
51.6%
Hubert Humphrey
10.1%
Mike Dukakis
22.8%
Adlai Stevenson
6.7%
This man was the last 3rd party candidate to carry a state in a presidential election: George Wallace
48.3%
Robert LaFollette
6.4%
Ross Perot
37.3%
Robert Byrd
4.8%
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
47.8%
1924
12.3%
1948
9%
1892
22.9%
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
42.7%
Adlai Stevenson
22.5%
George McGovern
12.5%
Thomas Dewey
13.1%
This man, in 1852, was the first to carry an electoral vote from west of the Rocky Mountains: Franklin Pierce
41.4%
Winfield Scott
10.8%
James Buchanan
31.9%
Lewis Cass
5.6%
This man was the first elected to the office as a member of the Whig Party: William H. Harrison
38.2%
James K. Polk
18%
Zachary Taylor
25%
Millard Fillmore
16.7%
This election was the only one to be decided by the US House of Representatives under the terms of the 12th Amendment: 1824
38.1%
2000
21.5%
1876
22.1%
1789
7.1%
This candidate is the only major party entrant to have ever died between election day and the vote of the Electoral College: Horace Greeley
38%
James Weaver
11.8%
Samuel Tilden
26.3%
Horatio Seymour
16.4%
This man took office following the only election ever decided by an extra-Constitutional election commission: Rutherford B. Hayes
36.1%
John Quincy Adams
31.7%
Andrew Jackson
18.7%
Franklin Pierce
8.4%
This person was the first to earn 50,000,000 votes in a single US Presidential election: Ronald Reagan
35.9%
George W. Bush
12.5%
Barack Obama
28.7%
Richard Nixon
12.3%
This election was the only one contested by candidates who were all from the same political party: 1824
34%
1789
35.6%
1860
15.1%
1900
9.4%
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
31.8%
Eugene Debs
39.5%
Pat Paulsen
9.7%
Ralph Nader
9.6%
This man was the only presidential candidate from the first Anti-Masonic party: William Wirt
23.9%
Henry Clay
41.8%
Hugh White
12.3%
James Birney
15.3%
This was the last election in which the winning candidate carried more than 60% of the popular vote: 1972
21.3%
1984
53.3%
1936
12.2%
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
9.4%
Geraldine Ferraro
49.8%
Elizabeth Dole
14.8%
Victoria Woodhull
17.8%

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