U.S. Electoral College

How often have the results of the Electoral college differed from the popular vote?

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03/23/2017

This has happened 5 times of the 58 presidential elections:

Year: Electoral vote winner/Popular vote winner

  1. 1824: John Quincy Adams/Andrew Jackson
  2. 1876: Rutherford B. Hayes/Samuel J. Tilden
  3. 1888: Benjamin Harrison/Grover Cleveland
  4. 2000: George W. Bush/Al Gore *
  5. 2016: Donald Trump/Hillary Clinton