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Votes Cast in Oregon for U.S. President 1860-2012

Key: *Elected; **Received highest vote in Oregon but lost election nationwide.

 

Year Candidate Party Votes
1860 John Bell Constitutional Union 212
John C. Breckenridge Democrat 5,074
Stephen Douglas Douglas Democrat 4,131
Abraham Lincoln* Republican 5,344
1864 Abraham Lincoln* Republican 9,888
George McClellan Democrat 8,457
1868 U.S. Grant* Republican 10,961
Horatio Seymour** Democrat 11,125
1872 U.S. Grant* Republican 11,818
Horace Greeley Democrat-Liberal Republicans 7,742
Charles O'Connor National Labor Reformers 587
1876 Peter Cooper Greenback 510
Rutherford B. Hayes* Republican 15,214
Samuel Tilden Democrat 14,157
1880 James A. Garfield* Republican 20,619
Winfield Hancock Democrat 19,955
James B. Weaver Greenback Labor 249
1884 James G. Blaine** Republican 26,860
General B.F. Butler Greenback Labor (Workingman) 726
Grover Cleveland* Democrat 24,604
John P. St. John Prohibition 492
1888 Grover Cleveland Democrat 26,522
Robert H. Cowdrey United Labor 363
Clinton B. Fisk Prohibition 1,677
Benjamin Harrison* Republican 33,291
1892 John Bidwell Prohibition 2,281
Grover Cleveland* Democrat 14,243
Benjamin Harrison** Republican 35,002
James B. Weaver1 Populist 26,965
1896 William J. Bryan Democrats, People's Party and Silver Republicans 46,739
Joshua Levering Prohibition 919
William McKinley* Republican 48,779
John M. Palmer National (Gold) Democrats 977
1900 Wharton Barker Regular People's 275
William J. Bryan Democrat People's 33,385
Eugene V. Debs Social-Democrats 1,494
William McKinley* Republican 46,526
John G. Woolley Prohibition 2,536
1904 Eugene V. Debs Socialist 7,619
Alton Parker Democrat 17,327
Theodore Roosevelt* Republican 60,455
Silas C. Swallow Prohibition 3,806
Thomas E. Watson People's 753
1908 William J. Bryan Democrat 38,049
Eugene W. Chafin Prohibition 2,682
Eugene V. Debs Socialist 7,339
Thomas L. Hisgen Independence 289
William H. Taft* Republican 62,530
1912 Eugene W. Chafin Prohibition 4,360
Eugene V. Debs Socialist 13,343
Theodore Roosevelt Progressive 37,600
William H. Taft Republican 34,673
Woodrow Wilson* Democrat 47,064
1916 Allan L. Benson Socialist 9,711
J. Frank Hanley Prohibition 4,729
Charles Evans Hughes** Republican 126,813
John M. Parker2 Progressive 310
Woodrow Wilson* Democrat 120,087
1920 James M. Cox Democrat 80,019
William W. Cox Industrial Labor 1,515
Eugene V. Debs Socialist 9,801
Warren G. Harding* Republican 143,592
Aaron S. Watkins Prohibition 3,595
1924 Calvin Coolidge* Republican 142,579
John W. Davis Democrat 67,589
Frank T. Johns Socialist Labor 917
Robert M. LaFollette Independent 68,403
1928 William Z. Foster Independent 1,094
Herbert Hoover* Republican 205,341
Verne L. Reynolds Socialist Labor 1,564
Alfred E. Smith Democrat 109,223
Norman Thomas Socialist Principles-Independent 2,720
1932 William Z. Foster Communist 1,681
Herbert Hoover Republican 136,019
Verne L. Reynolds Socialist Labor 1,730
Franklin D. Roosevelt* Democrat 213,871
Norman Thomas Socialist 15,450
1936 John W. Aiken Socialist Labor 500
Alfred M. Landon Republican 122,706
William Lemke Independent 21,831
Franklin D. Roosevelt* Democrat 266,733
Norman Thomas Independent 2,143
1940 John W. Aiken Socialist Labor 2,487
Franklin D. Roosevelt* Democrat 258,415
Wendell L. Willkie Republican 219,555
1944 Thomas E. Dewey Republican 225,365
Franklin D. Roosevelt* Democrat 248,635
Norman Thomas Independent 3,785
Claude A. Watson Independent 2,362
1948 Thomas E. Dewey** Republican 260,904
Norman Thomas Independent 5,051
Harry S. Truman* Democrat 243,147
Henry A. Wallace Progressive 14,978
1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower* Republican 420,815
Vincent Hallinan Independent 3,665
Adlai Stevenson Democrat 270,579
1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower* Republican 406,393
Adlai Stevenson Democrat 329,204
1960 John F. Kennedy* Democrat 367,402
Richard M. Nixon** Republican 408,060
1964 Barry M. Goldwater Republican 282,779
Lyndon B. Johnson* Democrat 501,017
1968 Hubert H. Humphrey Democrat 358,866
Richard M. Nixon* Republican 408,433
George C. Wallace Independent 49,683
1972 George S. McGovern Democrat 392,760
Richard M. Nixon* Republican 486,686
John G. Schmitz Independent 46,211
1976 Jimmy Carter* Democrat 490,407
Gerald Ford** Republican 492,120
Eugene J. McCarthy Independent 40,207
1980 John Anderson Independent 112,389
Jimmy Carter Democrat 456,890
Ed Clark Libertarian 25,838
Barry Commoner Independent 13,642
Ronald Reagan* Republican 571,044
1984 Walter F. Mondale Democrat 536,479
Ronald Reagan* Republican 685,700
1988 George Bush* Republican 560,126
Michael S. Dukakis** Democrat 616,206
Lenora B. Fulani Independent 6,487
Ron Paul Libertarian 14,811
1992 George Bush Republican 475,757
Bill Clinton* Democrat 621,314
Lenora Fulani New Alliance Party 3,030
Andre Marrou Libertarian 4,277
Ross Perot Independent Initiative Party of Oregon 354,091
1996 Harry Browne Libertarian 8,903
Bill Clinton* Democrat 649,641
Bob Dole Republican 538,152
John Hagelin Natural Law 2,798
Mary Cal Hollis Socialist 1,922
Ralph Nader Pacific 49,415
Ross Perot Reform 121,221
Howard Phillips US Taxpayers 3,379
2000   Harry Browne Libertarian 7,447
    Patrick J. Buchanan Independent 7,063
    George W. Bush* Republican 713,577
    Al Gore** Democrat 720,342
    John Hagelin Reform 2,574
    Ralph Nader Pacific Green 77,357
    Howard Phillips Constitution 2,189
2004   Michael Badnarik Libertarian 7,260
    George W. Bush* Republican 866,831
    David Cobb Pacific Green 5,315
    John F. Kerry** Democrat 943,163
    Michael Anthony Peroutka Constitution 5,257
2008   Baldwin, Chuck Constitution
7,693
    Barr, Bob Libertarian
7,635
    McCain, John Republican
738,475
    McKinney, Cynthia Pacific Green
4,543
    Nader, Ralph Peace
18,614
    Obama, Barack* Democrat
1,037,291
2012   Anderson, Ross C. (Rocky)
Progressive
3,384
    Christensen, Will Constitution
4,432
    Johnson, Gary Libertarian
24,089
    Obama, Barack* Democrat
970,488
    Romney, Mitt Republican
754,175
    Stein, Jill Pacific Green
19,427

 

1One Weaver elector was endorsed by the Democrats and elected as a Fusionist, receiving 35,811 votes.

2Vice-presidential candidate.