The Margin of Victory.
Sources: Vital Statistics on American Politics by Harold Stanley and Richard Niemi, Congressional Quarterly, 1990; Voter News Service.
1. In which years did the presidential races end up in virtual ties?
2. Which President won the White House with only a 2 percent lead in the popular vote? In which year was he inaugurated?
3. Identify the two candidates who lost by 23 percent of the popular vote and the years in which they ran.
4. Which pair of candidates faced each other in successive elections? What was the winner's margin of victory in each election?
5. Identify the third-party candidates who won more than 10 percent of the popular vote and the years in which they ran.
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|Publication:||New York Times Upfront|
|Date:||Jan 15, 2001|
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