Political trivia.States with the smallest margins between their top two candidates in presidential elections between 1904-2000.
1. New Hampshire New Hampshire, one of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts (S), Vermont, with the Connecticut R. forming the boundary (W), the Canadian province of Quebec (NW), and Maine and a short strip of the Atlantic Ocean (E). in 1916, when Woodrow Wilson beat Charles Evans For other persons named Charles Evans, see Charles Evans (disambiguation).
Sir Robert Charles Evans M.D., DSc, (19 October 1918 - 5 December 1995), was a mountaineer, surgeon, and educator.
Born in Liverpool, he was raised in Wales and became a fluent Welsh speaker. Hughes by 56 votes.
2. Hawaii in 1960, when John F. Kennedy "John Kennedy" and "JFK" redirect here. For other uses, see John Kennedy (disambiguation) and JFK (disambiguation).
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917–November 22, 1963), was the thirty-fifth President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in beat Richard Nixon by 115 votes
3. California in 1912, when Theodore Roosevelt beat Woodrow Wilson by 174 votes.
4. New Mexico New Mexico, state in the SW United States. At its northwestern corner are the so-called Four Corners, where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet at right angles; New Mexico is also bordered by Oklahoma (NE), Texas (E, S), and Mexico (S). in 2000, when Al Gore Noun 1. Al Gore - Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
Albert Gore Jr., Gore beat George W. Bush by 366 votes.
5. Nevada in 1908, when William Jennings Bryan beat William Howard Taft by 437 votes.
6. Florida in 2000, when Bush beat Gore by 537 votes.
7. Maryland in 1908, when Taft beat Bryan by 605 votes.
8. Missouri in 1908, when Taft beat Bryan by 629 votes.
9. Kentucky in 1952, when Adlai Stevenson beat Dwight D. Eisenhower by 700 votes.
10. Wyoming in 1912, when Wilson beat Taft by 750 votes.
SOURCE: "The Largest U.S. Cities Named after a Food" by Brandt Maxwell (Santa Monica Press, 2004)