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Red State, Blue State

Political Parties RED STATE, BLUE STATE Federalists These are the only three political parties outside the Democratic and Republican parties to gain the U.S. Presidency. How the states voted for the U.S. President in the two party system Democratic-Republicans 10 presidents have not been Democrats or Republicans and none of them after 1848. Whigs WI WY AL AK AZ WA AR VA Democrat VT UT The Democratic party is often called "the party of Jefferson". In 1828, the two party system saw a split of the Democratic-Republican party into the Jacksonian Democrats, who grew into the modern Democratic party, led by Andrew Jackson. In recent decades, the party has adopted a centrist economic and socially progressive agenda, with the voter base having shifted considerably. Democrats advocate social freedoms, affirmative action, balanced budget, and a free enterprise system tempered by government intervention (mixed economy). CA TX 15 presidents have been Democrats. Republican CO TN The Republican party or GOP (for "Grand Old Party") was founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854, considered "the party of Lincoln". Currently, the party's platform generally reflects American and ст conservatism in the U.S. political spectrum. The Republican party includes fiscal conservatives, SD social conservatives, neoconservatives, moderates, and libertarians. Prior to the formation of the DE SC conservative coalition, which helped realign the Democratic and Republican party ideologies in the mid-1960s, the party historically advocated classical liberalism, paleoconservatism, and progressivism. DC RI 18 presidents have been Republicans. FL Elected Presidents PA George Washington 1789 George Washington 1792 John Adams 1796 Thomas Jefferson 1800 Thomas Jefferson 1804 James Madison 1808 OR James Madison I812 James Monroe 1816 GA James Monroe 1820 Oк John Quincy Adams 1824 1800 1804 1808 I812 I816 1820 1824 1828 1832 1836 1840 1844 Andrew Jackson 1828 Andrew Jackson 1832 Martin Van Buren 1836 HI William Henry Harrison 1840 James K. Polk 1844 Zachary Taylor 1848 ID Franklin Pierce 1852 Он James Buchanan 1856 Abraham Lincoln 1860 Abraham Lincoln 1864 Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant 1848 1868 1852 I1856 I 1860 1872 IL 1876 Rutherford B. Hayes ND James A. Garfield 1880 1864 1868 Grover Cleveland 1884 1872 Benjamin Harrison 1888 1876 Grover Cleveland 1880 William McKinley 1896 1884 NC William McKinley 1888 Theodore Roosevelt 1904 1892 IN William Howard Tafe 1908 1896 1900 Woodrow Wilson 1912 1904 Woodrow Wilson 1916 1908 Warren G. Harding 1920 1912 Calvin Coolidge 1924 IA 1916 Herbert Hoover 1928 1920 Franklin D. Roosevelt 1932 1924 Franklin D. Roosevelt 1936 KS 1928 Franklin D. Roosevelt 1940 1932 NY 1936 Franklin D. Roosevelt 1944 KY Harry S. Truman 1940 1948 1944 Dwight D. Eisenhower 1952 1948 Dwight D. Eisenhower 1956 1952 John F. Kennedy 1956 LA Lynden B. Johnson 1964 1960 Richard Nixon 1968 1964 NM Richard Nixon 1972 1968 ME 1972 Jimmy Carter 1976 1976 MD Ronald Reagan 1980 NJ 1980 Ronald Reagan 1984 George H. W. Bush 1988 1988 Bill Clinton 1992 MA NH NV NE MT 1992 Bill Clinton 1996 1996 2000 George W. Bush 2000 George W. Dush 2004 2008 2004 MI мо Barack Obama 2008 MS MN 1 3о м 60 M 90 M 120 M 1796-2008 U.S. Presidential Elections Popular Vote by Political Party Electoral Votes by State for Republican and Democratic Parties 1796 - 2008 The wheel above shows the electoral votes for each state for all the political parties in proportion to the total electoral votes in each U.S. Presidential Election. The rings represent each election year. They also proportionally reflect the overall population growth of the United States from 1796 of 4.6 million (inner most ring) to 2008 of 303.2 million (outer most ring). The first two Presidential elections (not shown) were unanimous decisions for George Washington and had no political party affiliation. Resources Design Riverbed Design

Red State, Blue State

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Electoral Votes by State for Republican and Democratic Parties 1796 - 2008 The wheel shows the electoral votes for each state for all the political parties in proportion to the total electoral votes ...


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