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    Unsuccessful Candidates for Presidents of U.S.

    1788
  • Scattering votes
    1792
  • George Clinton (anti-Federalist)
  • Thomas Jefferson (anti-Federalist)
  • Aaron Burr (anti-Federalist)
    1796
  • Thomas Pinckney (Fed.)
  • Aaron Burr (Dem.-Rep.)
    1800
  • John Adams (Fed.)
  • Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (Fed.)
  • John Jay (Fed.)

    From now on, vice presidents were elected on separate ballots. Not mentioned if received less than 200,000 popular votes.


    1804
  • Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (Fed.)
  • Rufus King
    1808
  • Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (Fed.)
  • Rufus King
  • George Clinton (Dem. Rep.)
  • James Monroe
  • John Langdon (Ind.) for VP. Biography doesn't mention this.
  • James Madison (Dem. Rep.) for VP. He was elected President this year.
  • James Monroe (Dem. Rep.) for VP
    1812
  • De Witt Clinton (Fed.)
  • Jared Ingersoll
    1816
  • Rufus King (Fed.)
  • John Marshall
  • John Eager Howard (no party) (for VP)
  • Robert Goodloe Harper (no party) (for VP)
    1820
  • John Quincy Adams (no party)
  • Richard Stockton (no party) (for VP)
  • Robert Goodloe Harper (no party) (for VP)
  • Daniel Rodney (no party) (for VP)
  • Richard Rush (no party) for VP
    1824
  • Andrew Jackson (no party)
  • William Harris Crawford (no party)
  • Henry Clay (no party)
  • Nathan Sanford (no party) (for VP)
  • Nathaniel Macon (no party) (for VP)
  • Andrew Jackson (no party) (for VP)
  • Martin van Buren (no party) (for VP)
  • Henry Clay (no party) (for VP)
    1828
  • John Quincy Adams (Natl. Rep.)
  • Richard Rush
  • William Smith (no party) for VP. In National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
    1832
  • Henry Clay (Natl. Rep.)
  • John Sergeant
  • John Floyd (no party)
  • Henry Lee in The Dictionary of American Biography Vol. 11
  • William Wirt (antimasonic)
  • Amos Ellmaker
  • William Wilkins (no party) (for VP)
    1836
  • William Henry Harrison (Whig)
  • Hugh Lawson White (Whig)
  • Daniel Webster (Whig)
  • Willie P. Magnum (no party) very little info.
  • Francis Granger (Whig) (for VP)
  • John Tyler (Whig) (for VP)
  • William Smith (no party) for VP. In National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
    1840
  • Martin van Buren (D)
  • Richard Mentor Johnson (D)
  • Littleton Waller Tazewell (no party) (for VP)
  • James Knox Polk (D) (for VP)
    1844
  • Henry Clay (Whig)
  • Theodore Frelinghuysen
    1848
  • Lewis Cass (D)
  • William Orlando Butler
    1852
  • Winfield Scott (Whig)
  • William Alexander Graham
    1856
  • John Charles Fremont (R)
  • William Lewis Dayton
  • Millard Fillmore (Amer.)
  • Andrew Jackson Donelson
    1860
  • John C. Breckinridge (D)
  • Joseph Lane
  • John Bell (Const. Union)
  • Edward Everett
  • Stephen Arnold Douglas (D)
  • Herschel Vespasian Johnson
    1864
  • George Brinton McClellan (D)
  • George Hunt Pendleton
    1868
  • Horatio Seymour (D)
  • Francis Preston Blair Jr.

    After the election of 1868, election procedure was changed. The vice-president would run on the same ticket as the president, thus eliminating the chance of the President and Vice President being from different parties.

    1872
  • Horace Greeley (Dem./Liberal Republican) Died before the count.
  • Benjamin Gratz Brown
  • Samuel Jones Tilden (D)
  • Thomas Andrews Hendricks
  • Charles J. Jenkins (D)
  • David Davis (D)
    1876
  • Samuel Jones Tilden (D)
  • Thomas Andrews Hendricks
    1880
  • Winfield Scott Hancock (D)
  • William Hayden English
  • James Baird Weaver (Greenback)
  • Benjamin J. Chambers Very little info.
    1884
  • James Gillespie Blaine (R)
  • John Alexander Logan
    1888
  • Grover Cleveland (D)
  • Allen Granberry Thurman
    1892
  • Benjamin Harrison (R)
  • Whitelaw Reid
  • James Baird Weaver (People's)
  • James Gaven Field Very little info. See also James Gaven Field in National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
  • John Bidwell (Prohibition)
  • James Britton Cranfill Very little info. See also James Britton Cranfill in Who's Who in America Vol. 2 1943-1950
    1896
  • William Jennings Bryan (D)
  • Arthur Sewall Very little info. See also Arthur Sewall in National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
    1900
  • William Jennings Bryan (D)
  • Adlai Ewing Stevenson
    1904
  • Alton Brooks Parker (D)
  • Henry Gassaway Davis
  • Eugene Victor Debs (Socialist)
  • Benjamin Hanford in Who's Who in America Vol. 1 1897-1942
    1908
  • William Jennings Bryan (D)
  • John Worth Kern
  • Eugene Victor Debs (Socialist)
  • Benjamin Hanford in Who's Who in America Vol. 1 1897-1942
    1912
  • Theodore Roosevelt (Progressive)
  • Hiram Warren Johnson
  • William Howard Taft (R)
  • Nicholas Murray Butler
  • Eugene Victor Debs (Socialist)
  • Emil Seidel
    1916
  • Charles Evans Hughes (R)
  • Charles Warren Fairbanks
  • Allan Louis Benson (Socialist) Very little info. See also Allan Louis Benson in National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
  • George Ross Kirkpatrick Very little info. See also George Ross Kirkpatrick in National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
    1920
  • James Middleton Cox (D)
  • Franklin Delano Roosvelt
  • Eugene Victor Debs (Socialist)
  • Seymour Stedman
    1924
  • John W. Davis (D)
  • Charles Wayland Bryan Very little info. See also Charles Wayland Bryan in National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
  • Robert Marion La Follette (Progressive)
  • Burton Kendall Wheeler
    1928
  • Alfred Emanuel Smith (D)
  • Joseph Taylor Robinson
  • Norman Thomas (Socialist)
  • James Hudson Maurer Very little info. See also James Hudson Maurer in National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
    1932
  • Herbert Clark Hoover (R)
  • Charles Curtis
  • Norman Thomas (Socialist)
  • James Hudson Maurer Very little info. See also James Hudson Maurer in National Cyclopaedia of American Biography
    1936
  • Alfred Mossman Landon (R)
  • Frank Knox William Franklin Knox
    1940
  • Wendell Lewis Willkie (R)
  • Charles Linza McNary
    1944
  • Thomas Edmund Dewey (R)
  • John William Bricker
    1948
  • Thomas Edmund Dewey (R)
  • Earl Warren
  • James Strom Thurmond (States' Rights)
  • Fielding Lewis Wright
    1952
  • Adlai Ewing Stevenson (D)
  • John Jackson Sparkman
    1956
  • Adlai Ewing Stevenson (D)
  • Carey Estes Kefauver
    1960
  • Richard Milhous Nixon (R)
  • Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.
    1964
  • Barry Morris Goldwater (R)
  • William Edward Miller
    1968
  • Hubert Horatio Humphrey (D)
  • Edmund Sixtus Muskie
  • George Corley Wallace (Amer. Ind.)
  • Curtis Emerson LeMay
    1972
  • George McGovern (D)
  • Thomas Eagleton Replaced by Shriver before elections
  • (Robert) Sargent Shriver Jr.
  • John George Schmitz (Amer.)
  • Thomas Jefferson Anderson
    1976
  • Gerald Rudolf Ford (R)
  • Robert (Bob) Joseph Dole
  • Eugene Joseph McCarthy (Ind.)
    1980
  • James Earl Carter (D)
  • Walter Frederick Mondale
  • John Bayard Anderson (Ind.)
  • Patrick Joseph Lucey
    1984
  • Walter Frederick Mondale (D)
  • Geraldine Anne Ferraro
    1988
  • Michael Stanley Dukakis (D)
  • Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr.
    1992
  • George Herbert Walker Bush (R)
  • James Danforth Quayle
  • Henry Ross Perot (Reform)
  • James Bond Stockdale
    1996
  • Robert (Bob) Joseph Dole (R)
  • Jack French Kemp
  • Henry Ross Perot (Reform)
  • Pat Choate
    2000
  • Albert Gore Jr (D)
  • Joseph Isador Lieberman
  • Ralph Nader (Green). See also Ralph Nader
  • Winona LaDuke
  • Patrick Joseph Buchanan (Reform)
  • Eloza Foster
    2004
  • John Forbes Kerry (D)
  • John Edwards
    2008
  • John Sidney McCain III(R)
  • Sarah Louise Palin
    2012
  • Willard Mitt Romney(R)
  • Paul Ryan