Election Headliners

Candidate with the highest popular voteReagan (1984)54,455,075
Candidate with the highest electoral voteReagan (1984)525
Candidates who carried the most statesNixon (1972)
and
Reagan (1984)
49

49
Candidates who won the electoral college but lost the popular voteHayes (1876)
Benjamin Harrison (1888)
George W. Bush (2000)
 
Candidate who became President but lost both the electoral college and the popular voteJohn Quincy Adams (1824)
(elected by the House of Representatives)
 

Who Can Vote and Who Can Be ElectedElectionsPresidential Elections, 1789–2004