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 (1950-1951)
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: Hayes/Wheeler 4,034,311 (50.9%) - Tilden/Hendricks 4,288,546 (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
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)
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/Butler 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
Calvin Coolidge-Garo.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.