List of United States Republican Party presidential tickets

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This is a list of the candidates for the offices of President of the United States and Vice President of the United States of the Republican Party of the United States.

(1856-2012)[edit]

1856[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1856 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
JohnCFremont-1856.png John C. Frémont
State: California
Born: January 21, 1813, Savannah, Georgia
Died: July 13, 1890, New York City, New York
Alma mater: College of Charleston
Career: United States Senate (1850-1851)
Military Governor of California (1847)
William L. Dayton
State: New Jersey
Born: February 17, 1807, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Died: December 1, 1864, Paris, France
Alma mater: Princeton University
Career: United States Senate (1842-1951)
WLDayton-1856.png
Opponent
James Buchanan
(D-PA)

Millard Fillmore
(A-NY)

1856 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Frémont/Dayton 1,342,345 (33.1%) -
Buchanan/Breckinridge 1,836,072 (45.3%) -Fillmore/Donelson 873,053 (21.5%)
Electoral vote: Frémont/Dayton 114 - Buchanan/Breckinridge 174 - Fillmore/Donelson 8
Opponent
John C.
Breckenridge
(D-TN)

Andrew Jackson
Donelson
(A-TN)

1860-1864[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1860 (won), 1864 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Abraham Lincoln November 1863.jpg Abraham Lincoln (President 1861-1865)[1]
State: Illinois
Born: February 12, 1809, Hodgenville, Kentucky
Died: April 15, 1865 Washington D.C.
Alma mater: none
Career: U.S. House of Representatives (1847-1849)
Hannibal Hamlin (Vice President 1861-1865)
State: Maine
Born: August 27, 1809, Paris, Maine
Died: July 4, 1891, Bangor, Maine
Alma mater: none
Career: United States Senate (1848-1857); (1857-1861)
Governor of Maine (1857)
U.S. House of Representatives
(1843-1847)
Hannibal Hamlin, photo portrait seated, c1860-65-retouched-crop.jpg
Andrew Johnson[2]
(Vice President 1865); (President 1865-1869)
State: Tennessee
Born: December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina
Died: July 31, 1875, Elizabethton, Tennessee
Alma mater: none
Career: Governor of Tennessee
(1862-1865); (1853-1857)
United States Senate (1857-1862)
U.S. House of Representatives
(1843-1853)
President Andrew Johnson.jpg
Opponent
John Breckinridge
(SD-KY)

John Bell (CU-TN)
Stephen A. Douglas
(R-IL)
1860 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Lincoln/Hamlin 1,865,908 (39.7%) - Breckinridge/Lane 848,019 (18.2%) -
Bell/Everett 590,901 (12.7%) - Douglas/Johnson 1,380,202 (29.5%)
Electoral vote: Lincoln/Hamlin 180 - Breckinridge/Lane 72 -
Bell/Everett 39 - Douglas/Johnson 12
Opponent
Joseph Lane
(SD-TN)

Edward Everett
(CU-MA)

Herschel Johnson
(D-GA)
Opponent
George B. McClellan
(D-NJ)

1864 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Lincoln/Johnson 2,218,388 (55.0%) - McClellan/Pendleton 1,812,807 (45.0%)
Electoral vote: Lincoln/Johnson 212 - McClellan/Pendleton 21
Opponent
George H.
Pendleton
(D-OH)

1868-1872[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1868 (won), 1872 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
UlyssesGrant.png Ulysses S. Grant (President 1869-1877)
State: Illinois
Born: April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio
Died: July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York
Alma mater: United States Military Academy
Career: Commanding General of the
United States Army
(1864-1869)
Schuyler Colfax (Vice President 1869-1873)
State: Indiana
Born: March 23, 1823, New York City, New York
Died: January 13, 1885, Mankato, Minnesota
Alma mater: none
Career: Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
(1863-1869)
U.S. House of Representatives (1855-1869)
Schuyler Colfax portrait.jpg
Henry Wilson (Vice President 1873-1875)[3]
State: Massachusetts
Born: February 16, 1812, Farmington, New Hampshire
Died: November 22, 1875, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater: none
Career: United States Senate (1855-1873)
Chairman of the Senate Committee
on Armed Services
(1861–1873)
Henry Wilson, VP of the United States.jpg
Opponent
Horatio Seymour
(D-NY)

1868 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Grant/Colfax 3,013,421 (52.7%) - Seymour/Blair 2,706,829 (47.3%)
Electoral vote: Grant/Colfax 214 - Seymour/Blair 80
Opponent
Francis Preston
Blair, Jr.

(D-IN)
Opponent
Horace Greely
(D-NY)

1872 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Grant/Wilson 3,598,235 (55.6%) - Greely/Brown 2,834,761 (43.8%)
Electoral vote: Grant/Wilson 286 - Greely/Brown 66
Opponent
Benjamin Gratz
Brown
(D-MO)

1876[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1876 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
President Rutherford Hayes 1870 - 1880 Restored.jpg Rutherford B. Hayes (President 1877-1881)
State: Ohio
Born: October 4, 1822,
Delaware, OH
Died: January 17, 1893, Fremont, OH
Alma mater: Harvard Law School
Career: Governor of Ohio (1876-1877); (1868-1872)
U.S. House of Representatives (1865-1867)
William A. Wheeler (Vice President 1877-1881)
State: New York
Born: June 30, 1819, Malone, New York
Died: June 4, 1887 Malone, New York
Alma mater: University of Vermont
Career: U.S. House of Representatives (1861-1877)
VicePresident-WmAlWheeler.jpg
Opponent
Samuel J. Tilden
(D-NY)

1876 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Tilden/Hendricks 4,288,546 (50.9%) - Hayes/Wheeler 4,034,311 (47.9%) -
Electoral vote: Hayes/Wheeler 185 - Tilden/Hendricks 184
Opponent
Thomas A.
Hendricks

(D-IN)

1880[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1880 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
James Abram Garfield, photo portrait seated.jpg James A. Garfield (President 1881)[1]
State: Ohio
Born: November 19, 1831, Moreland Hills, Ohio
Died: September 19, 1881, Elberon, New Jersey
Alma mater: Williams College
Career: U.S. House of Representatives (1863-1881)
Chester A. Arthur
(Vice President 1881);(President 1881-1885)

State: New York
Born: October 5, 1829, Fairfield, Vermont
Died: November 18, 1886, New York City, New York
Alma mater: State and National Law School
Career: Collector of the Port of New York
(1871-1877)
20 Chester Arthur 3x4.jpg
Opponent
Winfield S. Hancock
(D-PA)

1880 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Garfield/Arthur 4,446,158 (48.3%) - Hancock/English 4,444,260 (48.2%)
Electoral vote: Hancock/English 155 - Garfield/Arthur 214
Opponent
William H. English
(D-IN)

1884[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1884 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
James G. Blaine - Brady-Handy.jpg James G. Blaine
State: Maine
Born: January 31, 1830,
West Brownsville, Pennsylvania
Died: January 27, 1893, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater: Washington College
Career: United States Secretary of State (1881)
United States Senate (1876-1881)
Speaker of the U.S. House
of Representatives
(1869-1875)
U.S. House of Representatives (1863-1876)
John A. Logan
State: Illinois
Born: February 9, 1826, Murphysboro, Illinois
Died: December 26, 1886, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater: University of Louisville
Career: United States Senate
(1871-1877); (1879-1886)
U.S. House of Representatives (1867-1871)
John Alexander Logan crop.jpg
Opponent
Grover Cleveland
(D-NY)

1884 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Blaine/Logan 4,856,905 (48.3%) - Cleveland/Hendricks 4,914,482 (48.9%)
Electoral vote: Blaine/Logan 182 - Cleveland/Hendricks 219
Opponent
Thomas A.
Hendricks

(D-IN)

1888-1892[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1888 (won), 1892 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Pach Brothers - Benjamin Harrison.jpg Benjamin Harrison (President 1889-1893)
State: Indiana
Born: August 20, 1833, North Bend, Ohio
Died: March 13, 1901, Indianapolis, Indiana
Alma mater: Miami University
Career: United States Senate (1881-1877)
Levi P. Morton (Vice President 1889-1893)
State: New York
Born: May 16, 1824, Shoreham, Vermont
Died: May 16, 1920, Rhinebeck, New York
Alma mater: none
Carer: U.S. Minister to France (1881-1885)
U.S. House of Representatives (1879-1881)
Levi Morton - Brady-Handy portrait - standard crop.jpg
Whitelaw Reid
State:'New York
Born:October 27, 1837 Cedarville, Ohio, USA
Died:December 15, 1912 London, England
Alma mater: none
Carer:Newspaper Baron
Whitelaw Reid.jpg
Opponent
Grover Cleveland
(D-NY)

1888 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Harrison/Morton 5,443,892 (47.8%) - Cleveland/Thurman 5,534,488 (48.6%)
Electoral vote: Harrison/Morton 233 - Cleveland/Thurman 168
Opponent
Allen G. Thurman
(D-NY)
Opponent
Grover Cleveland
(D-NY)
James B.
Weaver
(P-IA)
1892 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Harrison/Reid 5,176,108 (43.0%) - Cleveland/Stevenson 5,556,918 (46.0%) -
Weaver/Field 1,041,028 (8.5%)
Electoral vote: Harrison/Reid 145 - Cleveland/Steveson 277 - Weaver/Field 22
Opponent
Adlai Stevenson I
(D-IL)
James G. Field
(P-VA)

1896-1900[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1896 (won), 1900(won), Vice Presidential
Nominee
William McKinley by Courtney Art Studio, 1896.jpg William McKinley (President 1897-1901)[4]
State: Ohio
Born: January 29, 1843, Niles, Ohio
Died: September 14, 1901, Buffalo, New York
Alma mater: Albany Law School
Career: Governor of Ohio (1892-1896)
Garret Hobart (Vice President 1897-1899)[5]
State: New Jersey
Born: June 3, 1844, Long Branch, New Jersey
Died: November 21, 1899, Paterson, New Jersey
Alma mater: Rutgers University
Career: President, New Jersey State Senate
(1881–1882) Speaker, New Jersey General Assembly
(1874)
Garret Augustus Hobart.jpg
Theodore Roosevelt (Vice President 1901)
State: New York
Born: October 27, 1858, New York City, New York
Died: January 6, 1919, Cove Neck, New York
Alma mater: Columbia Law School
Career: Governor of New York (1899-1900)
Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1897–1898)
President Theodore Roosevelt, 1904.jpg
Opponent
William Jennings
Bryan
(D-NE)

1896 United States presidential election
Popular vote: McKinley/Hobart 7,102,246 (51.0%) - Bryan/Sewall 6,492,559 (46.7%)
Electoral vote: McKinley/Hobart 271 - Bryan/Sewall 176
Opponent
Arthur Sewall
(D-ME)
1900 United States presidential election
Popular vote: McKinley/Roosevelt 7,228,864 (51.6%) - Bryan/Stevenson 6,370,932 (45.5%)
Electoral vote: McKinley/Roosevelt 292 - Bryan/ Stevenson 155
Opponent
Adlai Stevenson I
(D-IL)

1904[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1904 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
T Roosevelt.jpg Theodore Roosevelt (President 1901-1909)
State: New York
Born: October 27, 1858, New York City, New York
Died: January 6, 1919, Cove Neck, New York
Alma mater: Columbia Law School
Career: Vice President (1901)
Governor of New York (1899-1900)
Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1897–1898)
Charles W. Fairbanks (Vice President 1905-1909)
State: Indiana
Born: May 11, 1852, Unionville Center, Ohio
Died: June 4, 1918, Indianapolis, Indiana
Alma mater: Ohio Wesleyan University
Career: United States Senate (1897-1905)
Charles W Fairbanks by Harris & Ewing.jpg
Opponent
Alton B. Parker
(D-NY)

1904 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Roosevelt/Fairbanks 7,630,457 (56.4%) - Parker/Davis 5,083,880 (37.6%)
Electoral vote: Roosevelt/Fairbanks 336 - Parker/Davis 140
Opponent
Henry G.
Davis
(D-WV)

1908-1912[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1908 (won), 1912 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
William Howard Taft 1909.jpg William Howard Taft (President 1909-1913)
State: Ohio
Born: September 15, 1857, Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: March 8, 1930, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater: Yale University
Career: U.S. Secretary of War (1904-1908)
Governor-General of the Philippines (1901-1903)
U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Sixth Circuit
(1892-1900)
United States Solicitor General (1890-1892)
James S. Sherman (Vice President 1909-1912)[6]
State: New York
Born: October 24, 1855, Utica, New York
Died: October 30, 1912, Utica, New York
Alma mater: Hamilton College
Career: U.S. House of Representatives (1887-1909)
Mayor of Utica, New York (1884)
Nicholas M. Butler was chosen by the National committee to receive Sherman's electoral votes.
James Sherman, Bain bw photo portrait facing left.jpg
Opponent
William Jennings
Bryan
(D-NE)

1908 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Taft/Sherman 7,678,395 (51.5%) - Bryan/Kern 6,408,984 (43.0%)
Electoral vote: Taft/Sherman 321 - Bryan/Kern 162
Opponent
John W. Kern
(D-IN)
Opponent
Theodore
Roosevelt
(P-NY)

Woodrow
Wilson
(D-NJ)

Eugene V. Debs
(S-IN)
1912 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Taft/Sherman 3,486,242 (23.2%) - Wilson/Marshall 6,296,284 (41.8%) -
Roosevelt/Johnson 4,122,721 (24.7%) - Debs/Seidel 901,551 (6.0%)
Electoral vote: Taft/Butler 8 - Wilson/Marshall 435 - Roosevelt/Johnson 88 - Debs/Seidel 0
Opponent
Hiram Johnson
(P-CA
)
Nicholas M. Butler
(R-NY)

Emil Seidel (S-WI)

1916[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1916 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Governor Charles Evans Hughes.jpg Charles Evans Hughes
State: New York
Born: April 11, 1862, Glens Falls, New York
Died: August 27, 1948, Osterville, Massachusetts
Alma mater: Columbia Law School
Career: Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice
(1910-1916)
Governor of New York (1907-1910)
Charles W. Fairbanks
State: Indiana
Born: May 11, 1852, Unionville Center, Ohio
Died: June 4, 1918, Indianapolis, Indiana
Alma mater: Ohio Wesleyan University
Career: Vice President (1905-1909)
United States Senate (1897-1905)
Charles W Fairbanks by Harris & Ewing.jpg
Opponent
Woodrow Wilson
(D-NJ)

1916 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Hughes/Fairbanks 8,548,728 (46.1%) - Wilson/Marshall (49.2%)
Electoral vote: Hughes/Fairbanks 254 - Wilson/Marshall 277
Opponent
Thomas R. Marshall
(D-IN)

1920[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1920 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Warren G Harding-Harris & Ewing.jpg Warren G. Harding (President 1921-1923)[7]
State: Ohio
Born: November 2, 1865, Blooming Grove, Ohio
Died: August 2, 1923, San Francisco, California
Alma mater: Ohio Central College
Career: United States Senate (1915-1921)
Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1904-1906)
Calvin Coolidge (Vice President 1921-1923)
State: Massachusetts
Born: July 4, 1872, Plymouth Notch, Vermont
Died: January 5, 1933, Northampton, Massachusetts
Alma mater: Amherst College
Career: Governor of Massachusetts (1919-1921)
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1916-1919)
John Calvin Coolidge, Bain bw photo portrait.jpg
Opponent
James M. Cox
(D-OH)

1920 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Harding/Coolidge 16,144,093 (60.3%) - Cox/Roosevelt 9,139,661 (34.2%)
Electoral vote: Harding/Coolidge 404 - Cox/Roosevelt 127
Opponent
Franklin D.
Roosevelt
(D-NY)

1924[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1924 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
John Calvin Coolidge, Bain bw photo portrait.jpg Calvin Coolidge (President 1923-1929)
State: Massachusetts
Born: July 4, 1872, Plymouth Notch, Vermont
Died: January 5, 1933, Northampton, Massachusetts
Alma mater: Amherst College
Career: Vice President (1921-1923)
Governor of Massachusetts (1919-1921)
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1916-1919)
Charles G. Dawes (Vice President 1925-1929)
State: Illinois
Born: August 27, 1865, Marietta, Ohio
Died: April 23, 1951, Evanston, Illinois
Alma mater: Cincinnati Law School
Career: Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget
(1921-1922)
Comptroller of the Currency (1898-1901)
Chas G Dawes-H&E.jpg
Opponent
John W. Davis
(D-WV)

Robert M.
La Follette
(P-WI)
1924 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Coolidge/Dawes 15,723,789 (54.0%) - Davis/Bryan 8,386,242 (28.8%) -
La Follette/Wheeler 4,831,706 (16.6%)
Electoral vote: Coolidge/Dawes 382 - Davis/Bryan 136 - La Follette/Wheeler 13
Opponent
Charles W. Bryan
(D-NE)

Burton K.
Wheeler
(P-MT)

1928-1932[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1928 (won), 1932 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
HerbertHoover.jpg Herbert Hoover (President 1929-1933)
State: California
Born: August 10, 1874, West Branch, Iowa
Died: October 20, 1964, New York, New York
Alma mater: Stanford University
Career: U.S. Secretary of Commerce
(1921-1928)
Charles Curtis (Vice President (1929-1933)
State: Kansas
Born: January 25, 1860, Topeka, Kansas
Died: February 8, 1936, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater: none
Career: Senate Majority Leader (1925-1929)
United States Senate
(1915-1929); (1907-1913)
U.S. House of Representatives
(1893-1907)
Charles Curtis-portrait.jpg
Opponent
Al Smith
(D-CA)

1928 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Smith/Robinson 15,015,464 (40.8%) - Hoover/Curtis 21,427,123 (58.2%)
Electoral vote: Hoover/Curtis 444 - Smith/Robinson 87
Opponent
Joseph T. Robinson
(D-AR)
Opponent
Franklin D.
Roosevelt
(D-NY)

1932 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Roosevelt/Garner 22,821,277 (57.4%) - Hoover/Curtis 15,761,254 (39.7%)
Electoral vote: Hoover/Curtis 59 - Roosevelt/Garner 472
Opponent
John Nance Garner
(D-TX)

1936[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1936 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
LandonPortr.jpg Alf Landon
State: Kansas
Born: September 9, 1887,
West Middlesex, Pennsylvania
Died: October 12, 1987, Topeka, Kansas
Alma mater: University of Kansas
Career: Governor of Kansas (1933-1937)
Frank Knox
State: Illinois
Born: January 1, 1874, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: April 28, 1944, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater: Alma College
Career: Publisher, Chicago Daily News (1930-1936)
Fknox.jpg
Opponent
Franklin D.
Roosevelt
(D-NY)

1936 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Landon/Knox 16,681,862 (36.5%) - Roosevelt/Garner 27,752,648 (60.8%)
Electoral vote: Landon/Knox 8 - Roosevelt/Garner 523
Opponent
John Nance Garner
(D-TX)

1940[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1940 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
WendellWillkie.png Wendell Willkie
State: New York
Born: February 18, 1892,
Elwood, Indiana
Died: October 8, 1944, New York City, New York
Alma mater: Indiana University
Career: Commonwealth & Southern Corporation
President, (1933-1944); General Counsel, (1929-1933)
Charles L. McNary
State: Oregon
Born: June 12, 1874, Salem, Oregon
Died: February 25, 1944, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Alma mater: Stanford University
Career: Senate Minority Leader (1933-1944)
United States Senate (1917-1944)
Charles Linza McNary cph.3b18950.jpg
Opponent
Franklin D.
Roosevelt
(D-NY)

1940 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Willkie/McNary (44.8%) - Roosevelt/Wallace 27,313,945 (54.7%)
Electoral vote: Charles L. McNary 82 - Roosevelt/Wallace 449
Opponent
Henry A. Wallace
(D-IA)

1944-1948[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1944 (lost), 1948 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
ThomasDewey.png Thomas E. Dewey
State: New York
Born: March 24, 1902
Died: March 22, 1986, Columbus, Ohio
Alma mater: Columbia Law School
Career: Governor of New York (1943-1954)
New York County District Attorney (1937-1941)
John W. Bricker
State: Ohio
Born: September 6, 1893, Mount Sterling, Ohio
Died: March 22, 1986, Columbus, Ohio
Alma mater: Ohio State University
Career: Governor of Ohio (1939-1945)
Attorney General of Ohio (1933-1937)
John W. Bricker cph.3b31299.jpg
Earl Warren
State: California
Born: March 19, 1891, Los Angeles, California
Died: July 9, 1974, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater: University of California, Berkeley
Career: Governor of California (1943-1953)
Attorney General of California (1939-1943)
Earl Warren Portrait, half figure, seated, facing front, as Governor.jpg
Opponent
Franklin D.
Roosevelt
(D-NY)

1944 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Dewey/Bicker 22,017,929 (45.3%) - Roosevelt/Truman 25,612,916 (53.4%)
Electoral vote: Dewey/Bicker 99 - Roosevelt/Truman 432
Opponent
Harry S. Truman
(D-MO)
Opponent
Harry S. Truman
(D-MO)

Strom Thurmond
(SRD-SC)

Henry A.
Wallace
(P-IA)
1948 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Dewey/Warren 21,991,292 (45.1%) - Truman/Barkley 24,179,347 (49.6%) -
Thurmond/Wright 1,175,930 (2.4%) - Wallace/Taylor 1,157,328 (2.3%)
Electoral vote: Dewey/Warren 189 - Truman/Barkley 303 - Thurmond/Wright 39 - Wallace/Taylor 0
Opponent
Alben W. Barkley
(D-KY)

Fielding L. Wright
(SRD-MS)

Glen H. Taylor
(P-ID)

1952-1956[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1952 (won), 1956 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, May 29, 1959.jpg Dwight D. Eisenhower (President 1953-1961)
State: New York
Born: October 14, 1890, Denison, Texas
Died: March 28, 1969, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater: United States Military Academy
Career: Supreme Commander of NATO
(1951-1952)
President of Columbia University (1948-1953)
Chief of Staff of the
United States Army
(1945-1948)
Governor of Allied-occupied Germany (1945)
Richard M. Nixon (Vice President 1953-1961)
State: California
Born: January 9, 1913, Yorba Linda, California
Died: April 22, 1994, New York City, New York
Alma mater: Duke University School of Law
Career: United States Senate (1950-1953)
U.S. House of Representatives (1947-1950)
VP-Nixon.png
Opponent
Adlai E. Stevenson
(D-IL)

1952 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Eisenhower/Nixon 34,075,529 (55.2%) - Stevenson/Sparkman 27,375,090 (44.2%)
Electoral vote: Stevenson/Sparkman 82- Eisenhower/Nixon 442
Opponent
John Sparkman
(D-AL)
1956 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Eisenhower/Nixon 35,579,180 (57.4%) - Stevenson/Kefauver 26,028,028 (42.0%)
Electoral vote: Eisenhower/Nixon 457 - Stevenson/Kefauver 73
Opponent
Estes Kefauver
(D-TN)

1960[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1960 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Richard Nixon, official bw photo, head and shoulders.jpg Richard M. Nixon
State: California
Born: January 9, 1913, Yorba Linda, California
Died: April 22, 1994, New York City, New York
Alma mater: Duke University School of Law
Career: Vice President (1953-1961)
United States Senate (1950-1953)
U.S. House of Representatives (1947-1950)
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
State: Massachusetts
Born: July 5, 1902, Nahant, Massachusetts
Died: February 27, 1985, Beverly, Massachusetts
Alma mater: Harvard University
Career: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
(1953-1960)
United States Senate (1937-1944); (1947-1953)
HenryCabotLodgeJr.jpg
Opponent
John F. Kennedy
(D-MA)

1960 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Kennedy/Johnson 34,220,984 (49.7%) - Nixon/Lodge 34,108,157 (49.6%)
Electoral vote: Nixon/Lodge 219 - Kennedy/Johnson 303
Opponent
Lyndon B. Johnson
(D-TX)

1964[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1964 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Barry Goldwater 2.jpg Barry Goldwater
State: Arizona
Born: January 2, 1909, Phoenix, Arizona
Died: May 29, 1998, Paradise Valley, Arizona
Alma mater: University of Arizona
Career: United States Senate (1953-1965)
William E. Miller
State: New York
Born: March 22, 1914, Lockport, New York
Died: June 24, 1983, Buffalo, New York
Alma mater: Albany Law School
Career: Chairman of the Republican National Committee
(1961-1964)
U.S. House of Representatives (1951-1965)
William-Miller.jpg
Opponent
Lyndon B. Johnson
(D-TX)

1964 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Goldwater/Miller 27,175,754 (38.5%) - Johnson/Humphrey 43,127,041 (61.1%)
Electoral vote: Goldwater/Miller 52 - Johnson/Humphrey 486
Opponent
Hubert Humphrey
(D-MN)

1968-1972[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1968 (won), 1972 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Richard M. Nixon, ca. 1935 - 1982 - NARA - 530679.jpg Richard M. Nixon[8]
State: New York
Born: January 9, 1913, Yorba Linda, California
Died: April 22, 1994, New York City, New York
Alma mater: Duke University School of Law
Career: Vice President (1953-1961)
United States Senate (1950-1953)
U.S. House of Representatives (1947-1950)
Spiro T. Agnew (Vice President 1969-1973)[9]
State: Maryland
Born: November 9, 1918, Baltimore, Maryland
Died: September 17, 1996, Berlin, Maryland
Alma mater: University of Baltimore School of Law
Career: Governor of Maryland (1967-1969)
Baltimore County Executive (1962-1966)
Spiro Agnew.jpg
Opponent
Hubert Humphrey
(D-MN)

1968 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Nixon/Agnew 31,783,783 (43.4%) - Humphrey/Muskie 31,271,839 (42.7%) -
Wallace/LeMay 9,901,118 (14.5%)
Electoral vote: Nixon/Agnew 301 - Humphrey/Muskie 191 - Wallace/LeMay 47
Opponent
Edmund Muskie
(D-ME)
Opponent
George McGovern
(D-SD)

1972 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Nixon/Agnew 47,168,710 (60.6%) - McGovern/Shriver 29,173,222 (37.5%)
Electoral vote: Nixon/Agnew 520 - McGovern/Shriver 17
Opponent
Sargent Shriver
(D-MD)

1976[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1976 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Gerald Ford.jpg Gerald R. Ford
State: Michigan
Born: July 14, 1913, Omaha, Nebraska
Died: December 26, 2006, Rancho Mirage, California
Alma mater: Yale Law School
Career: President (1974-1977)
Vice President (1973-1974)
House Minority Leader (1965-1973)
Bob Dole
State: Kansas
Born: July 22, 1923, Russell, Kansas
Alma mater: Washburn University
Career: United States Senate (1969-1996)
U.S. House of Representatives (1961-1969)
Bob Dole, photo portrait, head and shoulders, facing front, February 9, 1982.jpg
Opponent
Jimmy Carter (D-GA)
1976 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Ford/Dole 39,148,634 (48.0%) - Carter/Mondale 40,831,881 (50.1%)
Electoral vote: Ford/Dole 240 - Carter/Mondale 290
Opponent
Walter Mondale
(D-MN)

1980-1984[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1980 (won), (1984) (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Official Portrait of President Reagan 1981.jpg Ronald Reagan (President 1981-1989)
State: California
Born: February 6, 1911, Tampico, Illinois
Died: June 5, 2004, Los Angeles, California
Alma mater: Eureka College
Career: Governor of California (1967-1975)
George H.W. Bush (Vice President 1981-1989)
State: Texas
Born: June 12, 1924, Milton, Massachusetts
Alma mater: Yale University
Career: Director of the C.I.A. (1976-1977)
Chief of the Liaison Office to the People's
Republic of China
(1974-1975)
Chairman of the Republican National Committee
(1973-1974)
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1971-1973)
U.S. House of Representatives (1967-1971)
George H. W. Bush, President of the United States, official portrait.jpg
Opponent
Jimmy Carter (D-GA)
John B. Anderson
(I-IL)
1980 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Reagan/Bush 43,903,230 (50.8%) - Carter/Mondale 35,480,115 (41.0%) -
Anderson/Lucey (6.6%)
Electoral vote: Reagan/Bush 489 - Carter/Mondale 49 - Anderson/Lucey 5,719,850 0
Opponent
Walter Mondale
(D-MN)
Patrick Lucey
(I-WI)
Opponent
Walter Mondale
(D-MN)

1984 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Reagan/Bush 54,455,472 (58.8%) - Mondale/Ferraro 37,577,352 (40.6%)
Electoral vote: Reagan/Bush 523 - Mondale/Ferraro 13
Opponent
Geraldine Ferraro
(D-NY)

1988-1992[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1988 (won), 1992 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
George H. W. Bush, President of the United States, 1989 official portrait.jpg George H.W. Bush (President 1989-1993)
State: Texas
Born: June 12, 1924, Milton, Massachusetts
Alma mater: Yale University
Career: Vice President (1981-1989)
Director of the C.I.A. (1976-1977)
Chief of the Liaison Office to the People's
Republic of China
(1974-1975)
Chairman of the Republican National Committee
(1973-1974)
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1971-1973)
U.S. House of Representatives (1967-1971)
Dan Quayle (1989-1993)
State: Indiana
Born: February 4, 1947, Indianapolis, Indiana
Alma mater: Indiana University
Career: United States Senate (1981-1989)
U.S. House of Representatives (1977-1981)
Dan Quayle, official DoD photo.JPEG
Opponent
Michael Dukakis
(D-MA)

1988 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Bush/Quayle 48,886,097 (53.4%) - Dukakis/Bentsen 41,809,074 (45.7%)
Electoral vote: Bush/Quayle 426 - Dukakis/Bentsen 111
Opponent
Lloyd Bentsen
(D-TX)
Opponent
Bill Clinton (D-AR)
Ross Perot
(Reform-TX)
1992 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Bush/Quayle 39,104,550 (37.5%) - Clinton/Gore 44,909,806 (43.0%) -
Perot/Stockdale 19,743,821 (18.9%)
Electoral vote: Bush/Quayle 168 - Clinton/Gore 370 - Perot/Stockdale 0
Opponent
Al Gore (D-TN)
James Stockdale
(Reform-CA)

1996[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1996 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Bob Dole, PCCWW photo portrait.JPG Bob Dole
State: Kansas
Born: July 22, 1923, Russell, Kansas
Alma mater: Washburn University
Career: Senate Majority Leader
(1995-1996); (1985-1987)
United States Senate (1969-1996)
U.S. House of Representatives (1961-1969)
Jack Kemp
State: New York
Born: July 13, 1935, Los Angeles, California
Died: May 2, 2009, Bethesda, Maryland
Alma mater: Occidental College
Career: U.S. Secretary of Housing and
Urban Development
(1989-1993)
U.S. House of Representatives
(1971-1989)
Jack Kemp official portrait.jpg
Opponent
Bill Clinton (D-AR)
Ross Perot
(Reform-TX)
1996 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Dole/Kemp 39,197,469 (40.7%) - Clinton/Gore 47,401,185 (49.2%) -
Perot/Choate 8,085,294 (8.4%)
Electoral vote: Dole/Kemp 159 - Clinton/Gore 379 - Perot/Choate 0
Opponent
Al Gore (D-TN)
Pat Choate
(Reform-CA)

2000-2004[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
2000 (won), 2004 (won) Vice Presidential
Nominee
George-W-Bush.jpeg George W. Bush (President 2001-2009)
State: Texas
Born: July 6, 1946, New Haven, Connecticut
Alma mater: Yale Law School
Career: Governor of Texas (1995-2000)
Dick Cheney (Vice President 2001-2009)
State: Wyoming
Born: January 30, 1941, Lincoln, Nebraska
Alma mater: Yale University
Career: U.S. Secretary of Defense (1989-1993)
House Minority Whip (1989)
U.S. House of Representatives
(1979-1989)
White House Chief of Staff
46 Dick Cheney 3x4.jpg
Opponent
Al Gore (D-TN)
2000 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Bush/Cheney 50,456,002 (47.9%) - Gore/Lieberman 50,999,897 (48.4%)
Electoral vote: Bush/Cheney 271 - Gore/Lieberman 266
Opponent
Joe Lieberman
(D-CT)
Opponent
John Kerry (D-MA)
2004 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Bush/Cheney 62,040,610 (50.7%) - Kerry/Edwards 59,028,444 (48.3%)
Electoral vote: Bush/Cheney 286 - Kerry/Edwards 251
Opponent
John Edwards
(D-NC)

2008[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
2008 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
John McCain official portrait lightened.jpg John McCain
State: Arizona
Born: August 29, 1936, Coco Solo,
Panama Canal Zone
Alma mater: U.S. Naval Academy
Career: United States Senate (1987-present)
U.S. House of Representatives (1983-1987)
Sarah Palin
State: Alaska
Born: February 11, 1964, Sandpoint, Idaho
Alma mater: University of Idaho
Career: Governor of Alaska (2006-2009)
Sarah Palin Germany 3 Cropped Lightened.JPG
Opponent
Barack Obama
(D-IL)

2008 United States presidential election
Popular vote: McCain/Palin 59,948,323 (45.7%) - Obama/Biden 69,498,516 (52.9%)
Electoral vote: McCain/Palin 173 - Obama/Biden 365
Opponent
Joe Biden (D-DE)

2012[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
2012 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Mitt Romney by Gage Skidmore 6 cropped 2.jpg Mitt Romney
State: Massachusetts
Born: March 12, 1947, Detroit, Michigan
Alma mater: Harvard Law School
Career: Governor of Massachusetts (2003-2007)
Paul Ryan
State: Wisconsin
Born: January 29, 1970, Janesville, Wisconsin
Alma mater: Miami University
Career: Chair, House Budget Committee
(2011-present)
U.S. House of Representatives (1999-present)
Paul Ryan official portrait.jpg
Opponent
Barack Obama
(D-IL)

2012 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Romney/Ryan 60,933,500 (47.2%) - Obama/Biden 65,915,796 (51.1%)
Electoral vote: Obama/Biden 332 - Romney/Ryan 206
Opponent
Joe Biden (D-DE)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Died in office (assassination).
  2. ^ Although a Democrat, Andrew Johnson ran with Abraham Lincoln on the National Union ticket in 1864.
  3. ^ Died in office (stroke).
  4. ^ Died in office (assassination)
  5. ^ Died in office (natural causes)
  6. ^ Died in office (bright's disease)
  7. ^ Died in office (heart attack)
  8. ^ Resigned from office. (See Watergate Scandal)
  9. ^ Resigned from office after extortion, tax fraud and bribery charges.