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The person who won a U. S. Presidential Election with the lowest popular vote percentage was John Quincy Adams in 1824, who was the choice of the House of Representatives despite having received only 30.92% of the popular vote and 32.2% of the electoral votes.

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I think it was pretty much a tie between Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon.

Young people did not like LBJ's escalation of the war in Vietnam and Nixon earned the wrath of the young when he spread the war to Cambodia.

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