United States presidential elections in Nebraska

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Presidential elections in Nebraska
Map of the United States with Nebraska highlighted
No. of elections 38
Voted Democrat 7
Voted Republican 31
Voted other 0
Voted for winning candidate 24
Voted for losing candidate 14

Following is a table of United States presidential elections in Nebraska, ordered by year. Since its admission to statehood in 1867, Nebraska has participated in every U.S. presidential election. Since 1992 Nebraska has split its electoral votes between congressional districts.[1]

Winners of the state are in bold.

Year Winner (nationally) Votes Percent Loser (nationally) Votes Percent Other national
candidates[a]
Votes Percent Electoral
Votes
Notes
2016 Donald Trump 485,819 60.30 Hillary Clinton 273,858 34.00 - -  ? 5
2012 Barack Obama 302,081 38.03 Mitt Romney 475,064 59.80 - 5
2008 Barack Obama 333,319 41.60 John McCain 452,979 56.53 - 5 Electoral votes split, four to McCain, one to Obama.
2004 George W. Bush 512,814 65.90 John Kerry 254,328 32.68 - 5
2000 George W. Bush 433,862 62.25 Al Gore 231,780 33.25 - 5
1996 Bill Clinton 236,761 34.95 Bob Dole 363,467 53.65 Ross Perot 71,278 10.52 5
1992 Bill Clinton 217,344 29.40 George H. W. Bush 344,346 46.58 Ross Perot 174,687 23.63 5
1988 George H. W. Bush 398,447 60.15 Michael Dukakis 259,646 39.20 - 5
1984 Ronald Reagan 460,054 70.55 Walter Mondale 187,866 28.81 - 5
1980 Ronald Reagan 419,937 65.53 Jimmy Carter 166,851 26.04 John B. Anderson 44,993 7.02 5
1976 Jimmy Carter 233,692 38.46 Gerald Ford 359,705 59.19 - 5
1972 Richard Nixon 406,298 70.50 George McGovern 169,991 29.50 - 5
1968 Richard Nixon 321,163 59.82 Hubert Humphrey 170,784 31.81 George Wallace 44,904 8.36 5
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson 307,307 52.61 Barry Goldwater 276,847 47.39 - 5
1960 John F. Kennedy 232,542 37.93 Richard Nixon 380,553 62.07 - 6
1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower 378,108 65.51 Adlai Stevenson II 199,029 34.49 - 6
1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower 421,603 69.15 Adlai Stevenson II 188,057 30.85 - 6
1948 Harry S. Truman 224,165 45.85 Thomas E. Dewey 264,774 54.15 Strom Thurmond - - 6
1944 Franklin D. Roosevelt 233,246 41.42 Thomas E. Dewey 329,880 58.58 - 6
1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt 263,677 42.81 Wendell Willkie 352,201 57.19 - 7
1936 Franklin D. Roosevelt 347,445 57.14 Alf Landon 247,731 40.74 - 7
1932 Franklin D. Roosevelt 359,082 62.98 Herbert Hoover 201,177 35.29 - 7
1928 Herbert Hoover 345,745 63.19 Al Smith 197,959 36.18 - 8
1924 Calvin Coolidge 218,585 47.09 John W. Davis 137,289 29.58 Robert M. La Follette Sr. 106,701 22.99 8
1920 Warren G. Harding 247,498 64.66 James M. Cox 119,608 31.25 - 8
1916 Woodrow Wilson 158,827 55.28 Charles E. Hughes 117,771 40.99 - 8
1912 Woodrow Wilson 109,008 43.69 Theodore Roosevelt 72,681 29.13 William H. Taft 54,226 21.74 8
1908 William H. Taft 126,997 47.60 William Jennings Bryan 131,099 49.14 - 8
1904 Theodore Roosevelt 138,558 61.38 Alton B. Parker 52,921 23.44 - 8
1900 William McKinley 121,835 50.46 William Jennings Bryan 114,013 47.22 - 8
1896 William McKinley 103,064 46.18 William Jennings Bryan 115,007 51.53 - 8
1892 Grover Cleveland 24,943 12.46 Benjamin Harrison 87,213 43.56 James B. Weaver 83,134 41.53 8
1888 Benjamin Harrison 108,425 53.51 Grover Cleveland 80,552 39.75 - 5
1884 Grover Cleveland 54,391 40.53 James G. Blaine 76,912 57.31 - 5
1880 James A. Garfield 54,979 62.87 Winfield S. Hancock 28,523 32.62 James B. Weaver 3,950 4.52 3
1876 Rutherford B. Hayes 31,915 64.7 Samuel J. Tilden 17,413 35.3 - 3
1872 Ulysses S. Grant 18,329 70.68 Horace Greeley 7,603 29.32 - 3
1868 Ulysses S. Grant 9,772 63.9 Horatio Seymour 5,519 36.1 - 3

References

  1. ^ 270 to win; Nebraska

Notes

  1. ^ 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.
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