History of U.S. presidential elections - statistics & facts

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Largest share of electoral votes in a contested election
98.49% (Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936)
Highest voter turnout based on total population
48.23% (2020)
Longest voting streaks for the same party's candidate
Georgia and Vermont (27 consecutive elections)

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