[Last update 03oct27]

The Green Papers

1972-2000 Presidential Election State Voting Trends
Sorted by How often a state voted for the Winner

Election Results 1972-2000, Alphabetically
How often has a state voted for the Democratic Candidate (1972-2000)?
How often has a state voted for the Republican Candidate (1972-2000)?
How often has a state voted for the winning Candidate (1972-2000)?

Key:
D  State went Democrat, Democrats won Presidency
d  State went Democrat, Republicans won Presidency
R  State went Republican, Republicans won Presidency
r  State went Republican, Democrats won Presidency
 
(sort)
State
(sort)
Voted
Dems
(sort)
Voted
GOP
SORTED BY
Voted for
Winner
1972
NIXON
McGovern
1976
CARTER
Ford
1980
REAGAN
Carter
1984
REAGAN
Mondale
1988
BUSH
Dukakis
1992
CLINTON
Bush
1996
CLINTON
Dole
2000
BUSH
Gore
Arkansas
Truely Competitive
37.5%62.5%100.0%RDRRRDDR
Kentucky
Truely Competitive
37.5%62.5%100.0%RDRRRDDR
Louisiana
Truely Competitive
37.5%62.5%100.0%RDRRRDDR
Missouri
Truely Competitive
37.5%62.5%100.0%RDRRRDDR
Ohio
Truely Competitive
37.5%62.5%100.0%RDRRRDDR
Tennessee
Truely Competitive
37.5%62.5%100.0%RDRRRDDR
Delaware
Leaning Democrat
50.0%50.0%87.5%RDRRRDDd
Florida
Moderately Republican
25.0%75.0%87.5%RDRRRrDR
Nevada
Moderately Republican
25.0%75.0%87.5%RrRRRDDR
New Hampshire
Moderately Republican
25.0%75.0%87.5%RrRRRDDR
Pennsylvania
Leaning Democrat
50.0%50.0%87.5%RDRRRDDd
Alabama
Strongly Republican
12.5%87.5%75.0%RDRRRrrR
Arizona
Moderately Republican
12.5%87.5%75.0%RrRRRrDR
California
Leaning Democrat
37.5%62.5%75.0%RrRRRDDd
Colorado
Moderately Republican
12.5%87.5%75.0%RrRRRDrR
Connecticut
Leaning Democrat
37.5%62.5%75.0%RrRRRDDd
Georgia
Truely Competitive
37.5%62.5%75.0%RDdRRDrR
Illinois
Leaning Democrat
37.5%62.5%75.0%RrRRRDDd
Maine
Leaning Democrat
37.5%62.5%75.0%RrRRRDDd
Maryland
Leaning Democrat
62.5%37.5%75.0%RDdRRDDd
Michigan
Leaning Democrat
37.5%62.5%75.0%RrRRRDDd
Mississippi
Strongly Republican
12.5%87.5%75.0%RDRRRrrR
Montana
Moderately Republican
12.5%87.5%75.0%RrRRRDrR
New Jersey
Leaning Democrat
37.5%62.5%75.0%RrRRRDDd
New Mexico
Leaning Democrat
37.5%62.5%75.0%RrRRRDDd
New York
Leaning Democrat
62.5%37.5%75.0%RDRRdDDd
North Carolina
Strongly Republican
12.5%87.5%75.0%RDRRRrrR
South Carolina
Strongly Republican
12.5%87.5%75.0%RDRRRrrR
Texas
Strongly Republican
12.5%87.5%75.0%RDRRRrrR
Vermont
Leaning Democrat
37.5%62.5%75.0%RrRRRDDd
West Virginia
Truely Competitive
62.5%37.5%75.0%RDdRdDDR
Wisconsin
Leaning Democrat
62.5%37.5%75.0%RDRRdDDd
Alaska
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Hawaii
Strongly Democratic
75.0%25.0%62.5%RDdRdDDd
Idaho
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Indiana
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Iowa
Leaning Democrat
50.0%50.0%62.5%RrRRdDDd
Kansas
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Massachusetts
Strongly Democratic
75.0%25.0%62.5%dDRRdDDd
Nebraska
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
North Dakota
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Oklahoma
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Oregon
Leaning Democrat
50.0%50.0%62.5%RrRRdDDd
Rhode Island
Strongly Democratic
75.0%25.0%62.5%RDdRdDDd
South Dakota
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Utah
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Virginia
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Washington
Leaning Democrat
50.0%50.0%62.5%RrRRdDDd
Wyoming
Strongly Republican
0.0%100.0%62.5%RrRRRrrR
Minnesota
Strongly Democratic
87.5%12.5%50.0%RDdddDDd
District of Columbia
Strongly Democratic
100.0%0.0%37.5%dDdddDDd