US Presidential Election Results From 1789 to 2020
The US presidential election results starting with George Washington’s victory in 1789! It’s a fascinating timeline to watch, not only are you reminded of presidents past, but you also are reminded that close elections, or candidates wining the popular vote but losing the electoral college is nothing new in our country. It’s also fun to pause the video and lookup the year to see what was happening in the country at that time.
Since the video ends in 2016, here is the 2020 electoral map and popular vote:
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Since we are only beginning to drop our sexist selection process and give women a chance at the Whitehouse, here are the first ladies over the centuries, beginning with Martha Washington of course: