[Last update 00dec03]

1972-1996 Presidential Election State Voting Trends

Election Results 1972-1996, Alphabetically
How often has a state voted for the Democratic Candidate (1972-1996)?
How often has a state voted for the Republican Candidate (1972-1996)?
How often has a state voted for the winning Candidate (1972-1996)?

 


Election Results 1972-1996, Alphabetically

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

State Voted
Dems
Voted
GOP
Voted for
Winner
1972
NIXON
McGovern
1976
CARTER
Ford
1980
REAGAN
Carter
1984
REAGAN
Mondale
1988
BUSH
Dukakis
1992
CLINTON
Bush
1996
CLINTON
Dole
Alabama 14% 86% 71%RDRRRrr
Alaska  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Arizona 14% 86% 71%RrRRRrD
Arkansas 43% 57%100%RDRRRDD
California 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
Colorado 14% 86% 71%RrRRRDr
Connecticut 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
Delaware 43% 57%100%RDRRRDD
District of Columbia100%  0% 43%dDdddDD
Florida 29% 71% 86%RDRRRrD
Georgia 43% 57% 71%RDdRRDr
Hawaii 71% 29% 71%RDdRdDD
Idaho  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Illinois 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
Indiana  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Iowa 43% 57% 71%RrRRdDD
Kansas  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Kentucky 43% 57%100%RDRRRDD
Louisiana 43% 57%100%RDRRRDD
Maine 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
Maryland 57% 43% 86%RDdRRDD
Massachusetts 71% 29% 71%dDRRdDD
Michigan 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
Minnesota 86% 14% 57%RDdddDD
Mississippi 14% 86% 71%RDRRRrr
Missouri 43% 57%100%RDRRRDD
Montana 14% 86% 71%RrRRRDr
Nebraska  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Nevada 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
New Hampshire 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
New Jersey 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
New Mexico 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
New York 57% 43% 86%RDRRdDD
North Carolina 14% 86% 71%RDRRRrr
North Dakota  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Ohio 43% 57%100%RDRRRDD
Oklahoma  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Oregon 43% 57% 71%RrRRdDD
Pennsylvania 43% 57%100%RDRRRDD
Rhode Island 71% 29% 71%RDdRdDD
South Carolina 14% 86% 71%RDRRRrr
South Dakota  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Tennessee 43% 57%100%RDRRRDD
Texas 14% 86% 71%RDRRRrr
Utah  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Vermont 29% 71% 86%RrRRRDD
Virginia  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr
Washington 43% 57% 71%RrRRdDD
West Virginia 71% 29% 71%RDdRdDD
Wisconsin 57% 43% 86%RDRRdDD
Wyoming  0%100% 57%RrRRRrr

 


How often has a state voted for the Democratic Candidate (1972-1996)?

StateVoted
Democrat
District of Columbia100%
 
Minnesota 86%
 
Hawaii 71%
Massachusetts 71%
Rhode Island 71%
West Virginia 71%
 
Maryland 57%
New York 57%
Wisconsin 57%
 
Arkansas 43%
Delaware 43%
Georgia 43%
Iowa 43%
Kentucky 43%
Louisiana 43%
Missouri 43%
Ohio 43%
Oregon 43%
Pennsylvania 43%
Tennessee 43%
Washington 43%
 
California 29%
Connecticut 29%
Florida 29%
Illinois 29%
Maine 29%
Michigan 29%
Nevada 29%
New Hampshire 29%
New Jersey 29%
New Mexico 29%
Vermont 29%
 
Alabama 14%
Arizona 14%
Colorado 14%
Mississippi 14%
Montana 14%
North Carolina 14%
South Carolina 14%
Texas 14%
 
Alaska  0%
Idaho  0%
Indiana  0%
Kansas  0%
Nebraska  0%
North Dakota  0%
Oklahoma  0%
South Dakota  0%
Utah  0%
Virginia  0%
Wyoming  0%

 


How often has a state voted for the Republican Candidate (1972-1996)?

StateVoted
Republican
Alaska100%
Idaho100%
Indiana100%
Kansas100%
Nebraska100%
North Dakota100%
Oklahoma100%
South Dakota100%
Utah100%
Virginia100%
Wyoming100%
 
Alabama 86%
Arizona 86%
Colorado 86%
Mississippi 86%
Montana 86%
North Carolina 86%
South Carolina 86%
Texas 86%
 
California 71%
Connecticut 71%
Florida 71%
Illinois 71%
Maine 71%
Michigan 71%
Nevada 71%
New Hampshire 71%
New Jersey 71%
New Mexico 71%
Vermont 71%
 
Arkansas 57%
Delaware 57%
Georgia 57%
Iowa 57%
Kentucky 57%
Louisiana 57%
Missouri 57%
Ohio 57%
Oregon 57%
Pennsylvania 57%
Tennessee 57%
Washington 57%
 
Maryland 43%
New York 43%
Wisconsin 43%
 
Hawaii 29%
Massachusetts 29%
Rhode Island 29%
West Virginia 29%
 
Minnesota 14%
 
District of Columbia  0%

 


How often has a state voted for the winning Candidate (1972-1996)?

Color indicates whether state votes Democratic or Republican more often.

StateVoted for
Winner
Arkansas100%
Delaware100%
Kentucky100%
Louisiana100%
Missouri100%
Ohio100%
Pennsylvania100%
Tennessee100%
 
California 86%
Connecticut 86%
Florida 86%
Illinois 86%
Maine 86%
Maryland 86%
Michigan 86%
Nevada 86%
New Jersey 86%
New Hampshire 86%
New Mexico 86%
New York 86%
Vermont 86%
Wisconsin 86%
 
Alabama 71%
Arizona 71%
Colorado 71%
Georgia 71%
Hawaii 71%
Iowa 71%
Massachusetts 71%
Mississippi 71%
Montana 71%
North Carolina 71%
Oregon 71%
Rhode Island 71%
South Carolina 71%
Texas 71%
Washington 71%
West Virginia 71%
 
Alaska 57%
Idaho 57%
Indiana 57%
Kansas 57%
Minnesota 57%
Nebraska 57%
North Dakota 57%
Oklahoma 57%
South Dakota 57%
Utah 57%
Virginia 57%
Wyoming 57%
 
District of Columbia 43%

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