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US Presidential Election Maps: 1860-1996

Map, 1880 Presidential Election, US Presidential Election Maps: 1860-1996

Provides maps color-coded according to presidential candidate displaying percent of popular vote the winning candidate in each state received in elections between 1860 and 1996. Currently includes maps showing electoral vote distributions by state for elections between 1900 and 1996; the site plans to include maps on electoral votes going back to the 1860 election. Also contains a chart with the number and percentage of votes each candidate received in each state in the 2000 election.

Maps of Virginia show cities and counties won by George W. Bush and Al Gore in the 2000 election, and the percentage of votes that Bush, Gore, Ralph Nader, and all third-party candidates received in each county. Number of votes cast in Virginia elections between 1984 and 1996 for state house, state senate, attorney general, lieutenant governor, governor, U.S. Congress, U. S. Senate, and president is offered at county and precinct levels. Six links are provided to sites with data on the 2000 presidential election. A valuable site for those interested in shifts in the geographic distribution of votes for president since the Civil War, and for those studying recent statewide elections in Virginia.