Did Reagan get the most electoral votes?

January 13, 2019 Off By idswater

Did Reagan get the most electoral votes?

Reagan won 525 of the 538 electoral votes, the most of any presidential candidate in U.S. history. His popular vote margin of victory—nearly 16.9 million votes (54.4 million for Reagan to 37.5 million for Mondale)—was exceeded only by Richard Nixon in his 1972 victory over George McGovern.

Has there ever been a draw in the US election?

Contingent elections have occurred only three times in American history: in 1801, 1825, and 1837. In 1800, Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr, the presidential and vice-presidential nominees on the ticket of the Democratic-Republican Party, received the same number of electoral votes.

Which president won the most electoral votes in history?

Roosevelt went on to win the greatest electoral landslide since the rise of hegemonic control between the Democratic and Republican parties in the 1850s. Roosevelt took 60.8% of the popular vote, while Landon won 36.5% and Lemke won just under 2%.

Which is the biggest margin won by BJP?

The BJP got winners with huge margins primarily in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh which it swept defeating nearest Congress rivals. During the 2014 general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi won his Vadodara seat with the highest margin. He defeated his nearest rival by a huge margin of 5,70,128 votes.

Who was the candidate with the most electoral votes?

The candidate receiving the majority of votes became president, and the candidate with the second highest number of votes became vice-president. While Jefferson had more electoral votes than his principal opponent, John Adams, he was tied with his vice-presidential running mate, Aaron Burr in electoral votes.

Which is the highest win margin in Lok Sabha?

Mr. Patil’s victory is not the highest ever – that was achieved in 2014 by BJP’s Pritam Munde (6.96 lakh vote margin). Nor is Mr. Saroj’s the lowest ever.

What is the minimum possible margin of victory?

The minimum possible value for the margin of victory is clearly zero. The maximum possible value of the margin of victory occurs in the case in which each elector casts a vote for the winning candidate and the runner-up gets no more than half of the vote.