United States presidential elections in Kansas

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Presidential elections in Kansas
Map of the United States with Kansas highlighted
No. of elections 39
Voted Democrat 6
Voted Republican 32
Voted other 1[a]
Voted for winning candidate 27
Voted for losing candidate 12

Following is a table of United States presidential elections in Kansas, ordered by year. Since its admission to statehood in 1861, Kansas has participated in every U.S. presidential election. As of 2017, Kansas has the longest streak of being decided by more than a 5% margin in presidential margins.

Winners of the state are in bold.

Year Winner (nationally) Votes Percent Loser (nationally) Votes Percent Other national
candidates[b]
Votes Percent Electoral
Votes
Notes
2016 Donald Trump 671,018 56.16 Hillary Clinton 427,005 35.74 - 6
2012 Barack Obama 440,726 37.99 Mitt Romney 692,634 59.71 - 6
2008 Barack Obama 514,765 41.65 John McCain 699,655 56.61 - 6
2004 George W. Bush 736,456 62.00 John Kerry 434,993 36.62 - 6
2000 George W. Bush 622,332 58.04 Al Gore 399,276 37.24 - 6
1996 Bill Clinton 387,659 36.08 Bob Dole 583,245 54.29 Ross Perot 92,639 8.62 6
1992 Bill Clinton 390,434 33.74 George H. W. Bush 449,951 38.88 Ross Perot 312,358 26.99 6
1988 George H. W. Bush 554,049 55.79 Michael Dukakis 422,636 42.56 - 7
1984 Ronald Reagan 677,296 66.27 Walter Mondale 333,149 32.60 - 7
1980 Ronald Reagan 566,812 57.85 Jimmy Carter 326,150 33.29 John B. Anderson 68,231 6.96 7
1976 Jimmy Carter 430,421 44.94 Gerald Ford 502,752 52.49 - 7
1972 Richard Nixon 619,812 67.66 George McGovern 270,287 29.50 - 7
1968 Richard Nixon 478,674 54.84 Hubert Humphrey 302,996 34.72 George Wallace 88,921 10.19 7
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson 464,028 54.09 Barry Goldwater 386,579 45.06 - 7
1960 John F. Kennedy 363,213 39.10 Richard Nixon 561,474 60.45 - 8
1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower 566,878 65.44 Adlai Stevenson II 296,317 34.21 T. Coleman Andrews/
Unpledged Electors[c]
- 8
1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower 616,302 68.77 Adlai Stevenson II 273,296 30.50 - 8
1948 Harry S. Truman 351,902 44.61 Thomas E. Dewey 423,039 53.63 Strom Thurmond - 8
1944 Franklin D. Roosevelt 287,458 39.18 Thomas E. Dewey 442,096 60.25 - 8
1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt 364,725 42.40 Wendell Willkie 489,169 56.86 - 9
1936 Franklin D. Roosevelt 464,520 53.67 Alf Landon 397,727 45.95 - 9
1932 Franklin D. Roosevelt 424,204 53.56 Herbert Hoover 349,498 44.13 - 9
1928 Herbert Hoover 513,672 72.02 Al Smith 193,003 27.06 - 10
1924 Calvin Coolidge 407,671 61.54 John W. Davis 156,319 23.60 Robert M. La Follette Sr. 98,461 14.86 10
1920 Warren G. Harding 369,268 64.75 James M. Cox 185,464 32.52 - 10
1916 Woodrow Wilson 314,588 49.95 Charles E. Hughes 277,658 44.09 - 10
1912 Woodrow Wilson 143,663 39.30 Theodore Roosevelt 120,210 32.88 William H. Taft 74,845 20.47 10
1908 William H. Taft 197,216 52.46 William Jennings Bryan 161,209 42.88 - 10
1904 Theodore Roosevelt 212,955 64.81 Alton B. Parker 86,174 26.23 - 10
1900 William McKinley 185,955 52.56 William Jennings Bryan 162,601 45.96 - 10
1896 William McKinley 159,345 47.63 William Jennings Bryan 171,675 51.32 - 10
1892 Grover Cleveland no ballots Benjamin Harrison 157,241 48.40 James B. Weaver 163,111 50.20 10
1888 Benjamin Harrison 182,904 55.23 Grover Cleveland 102,745 31.03 - 9
1884 Grover Cleveland 90,132 33.90 James G. Blaine 154,406 58.08 - 9
1880 James A. Garfield 121,549 60.40 Winfield S. Hancock 59,801 29.72 James B. Weaver 19,851 9.86 5
1876 Rutherford B. Hayes 78,324 63.10 Samuel J. Tilden 37,902 30.53 - 5
1872 Ulysses S. Grant 66,805 66.46 Horace Greeley 32,970 32.80 - 5
1868 Ulysses S. Grant 30,027 68.8 Horatio Seymour 13,600 31.2 - 3
1864 Abraham Lincoln 17,089 81.7 George B. McClellan 3,836 18.3 - 3

Notes

  1. ^ James B. Weaver, 1892.
  2. ^ For purposes of these lists, other national candidates are defined as those who won at least one electoral vote, or won at least ten percent of the vote in multiple states.
  3. ^ Was allied with a slate of unpledged electors in Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina
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