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ASquareDealer
11-08-2012, 07:45 PM
Thought this was interesting:

Top Ten Electoral College victories:
1) George Washington (Election of 1789): 100% of the Electoral College
2) James Monroe (Election of 1820): 99.57% of the Electoral College
3) Franklin D. Roosevelt (Election of 1936): 98.49% of the Electoral College
4) Ronald Reagan (Election of 1984): 97.58% of the Electoral College
5) Richard M. Nixon (Election of 1972): 96.65% of the Electoral College
6) Thomas Jefferson (Election of 1804): 92.05% of the Electoral College
7) George Washington (Election of 1792): 100% of the Electoral College
8) Abraham Lincoln (Election of 1864): 90.99% of the Electoral College
9) Ronald Reagan (Election of 1984): 90.89% of the Electoral College
10) Lyndon B. Johnson (Election of 1964): 90.33% of the Electoral College

Just found it interesting. Those are the only candidates to have ever crossed the 90% margin in the electoral college.

Top Popular Vote wins (since 1900):
1) Lyndon Johnson (1964): 61.05% of the Popular Vote
2) Franklin Roosevelt (1936): 60.80% of the Popular Vote
3) Richard Nixon (1972): 60.67% of the Popular Vote
4) Warren G. Harding (1920): 60.32% of the Popular Vote
5) Ronald Reagan (1984): 58.77% of the Popular Vote
6) Herbert Hoover (1928): 58.21%
7) Franklin D. Roosevelt (1932): 57.41% of the Popular Vote
8) Dwight D. Eisenhower (1956): 57.37% of the Popular Vote
9) Theodore Roosevelt (1904): 56.42% of the Popular Vote
10) Dwight D. Eisenhower (1956): 55.18% of the Popular Vote

SaintLouieWoman
11-08-2012, 10:30 PM
Thanks, intriguing info.