US Presidential Election Results 1980-2008

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    The 1980 election pitted Republican Ronald Reagan against incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter. The Announcement of Reagan's Victory
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    In an even larger landslide than before, Ronal Reagan wins re-election over Democrat Walter Mondale with an astonishing 525 electoral votes.
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    Election
    Ronald Reagan's Republican Vice-President, George H.W. Bush, wins election over Democrat Michael Dukakis
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    Election
    Democrat Bill Clinton defeated incumbent Republican George H.W. Bush and Independent Ross Perot.
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    Election
    Incumber Democrat Bill Clinton was re-elected over Republican Bob Dole and Reform Party candidate Ross Perot.
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    Election
    In a contentious election that was ultimately decided by the US Supreme Court, Republican George W. Bush became President over Democrat Al Gore, the former Vive President.
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    Election
    Republican George W. Bush was re-elcted over Democrat John Kerry.
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    Election
    In an historic election, Democrat Barack Obama become the country's first African-American president by beating Republican John McCain.