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Five presidents were elected after losing the popular vote.

  • John Quincy Adams in 1824 (Andrew Jackson won the popular vote. Jackson also led in electoral vote but did not get the required majority so the House of Representatives decided the election.)
  • Rutherford Hayes in 1876 (Samuel Tilden won the popular vote)
  • Benjamin Harrison in 1888 ( incumbent president Grover Cleveland won the popular vote)
  • George W. Bush in 2000 ( Al Gore won the popular vote.)
  • Donald Trump in 2016 (Hilary Clinton won the popular vote).
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How many presidents have lost the popular vote and still won the election?

Three presidents have lost the popular vote and still won the election: Rutherford B. Hayes (1876); Benjamin Harrison (1888); George W. Bush (2000).


How many US presidents have won the popular vote but lost the election?

Two people who later became US Presidents won the popular vote but lost an earlier Presidential election.Andrew Jackson won the popular vote in 1824 and lost the election, He was then elected in 1828 and 1832.Grover Cleveland won the popular vote but lost the election in 1888. He won in 1884 and 1892,


In 1876 presidential candidate who won the popular vote but lost the election?

Samuel Tilden won the popular vote but lost the election.


What presidents won the popular vote but lost the election?

Obviously people who lose the election do not become President at that time. Andrew Jackson led in the popular vote in 1824 but lost, However he won in 1828 and again in 1832. Grover Cleveland , the incumbent President, won the popular vote in 1888 but lost the election to Benjamin Harrison. He won again in 1892 and returned to office.


In what election was the first popular vote used?

1824, Andrew Jackson lost to John Qunicy Adams. Andrew Jackson won the popular vote but lost the election.


How many vote did the presidents that lost the popular vote loose by?

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Who did one direction vote for on the election of presidents?

One Direction are not from the US and did not vote under the election of presidents.


What individual won the popular vote but lost the electoral vote in the 2000 election?

Al Gore


What president lost his reelection even though he had more popular votes?

Four candidates won the popular vote but lost the presidency: Andrew Jackson won the popular vote but lost the election to John Quincy Adams (1824) Samuel J. Tilden won the popular vote but lost the election to Rutherford B. Hayes (1876) Grover Cleveland won the popular vote but lost the election to Benjamin Harrison (1888) Al Gore won the popular vote but lost the election to George W. Bush (2000).


How many presidents have won the popular vote but lost the electoral college?

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Is Rutherford B. Hayes a president that lost the popular but won the election?

Four presidents won the electoral vote while losing the popular vote: John Quincy Adams, Rutherford B. Hayes, Benjamin Harrison and George W. Bush.


Who was the US president who lost the popular vote and electoral vote?

John Quincy Adams in 1824 was the only US President who was elected while losing in both popular and electoral votes. The election was decided in Congress.Several sitting Presidents have lost reelection by both popular and electoral vote, among them William Howard Taft (1912), Herbert Hoover (1932), Gerald Ford (1976), Jimmy Carter (1980), and George H.W. Bush (1992).In 1876, 1888, and 2000, the winner of the popular vote lost the electoral vote. Grover Cleveland won the popular vote in 1888, the year he lost the election to Harrison. Al Gore won the popular vote in 2000, but lost to George W. Bush.


Which presidents were elected by the popular vote?

US presidents are never elected by popular vote. Popular vote in each state and DC elects the people called electors, who then elect the president. Most presidents have won the popular vote well as the electoral vote - only J. Q. Adams in 1824, Hayes in 1876, Ben. Harrison in 1888 and George W. Bush lost in the national popular vote total.


How many times in us history has a candidate won the popular vote but lost the electoral vote and the election?

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Does The existence of the Electoral College mean that the president is not elected by the popular vote?

Yes, popular vote does not directly determine the president. In fact, on three occasions, the leader in popular vote lost the election.


What presidents lost the popular vote but won the electoral college in 1876?

Rutherford B. Hayes lost the popular vote to Samuel Tilden but won the electoral vote and became president. There was a huge controversy about the credentials of some of the electors.


How many presidential candidates lost the electoral college but won the popular vote?

This has happened four times.In 1824 Andrew Jackson won in popular vote but lost the election. He also ledin electoral vote but did not get a the required majority, so the final choice went to House where he lost to John Quincy Adams.In 1876. Samuel Tilden won in popular vote but lost the election to Rutherford Hayes.In 1888 Grover Cleveland won the popular vote but lost the election to Benjamin Harrison.In 2000 Al Gore won the popular vote but lost the election to George W. Bush.


Four candidates for the presidency won the popular vote but lost the election who are they?

Stephen Douglas won!


Democratic candidate for president in 1876 who won the popular vote but lost the election?

Samuel Tilden


Has a reelected president even lost the popular vote?

George W. Bush won in 2000 and lost the popular vote. He was re-elected in 2004 but when he was re-elected he won the popular votes as well as the electoral vote. (The other three Presidents who lost the popular vote, John Quincy Adams, Rutherford Hayes and Benjamin Harrison , were not re-elected .)


Can the presidential candidate win the popular vote and lose the presidential election?

Yes it happened in the 2000 election, president gore won the popular vote by a slim margin, but lost to Bush because he won the electoral college.


How many presidents have been elected unanimously?

No US president was elected unanimously by popular vote. The only president elected unanimously by the electoral college was George Washington (There was no popular vote in this election).


Which president's election was marred by charges of electoral vote corruption in Florida and other states after he lost the popular vote to his opponent?

Richard Nixon.


What presidents have won both the popular and the electoral vote?

actually if you watched the election November 4, then you should know that Obama won the popular vote and the electoral vote with 333 votes


One historical example of an individual winning the popular vote and losing the electoral vote?

Four Presidents won the popular vote but lost the electoral vote. They were Andrew Jackson, Samuel J. Tilden, Grover Cleveland and Al Gore.