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Winning and Losing U.S. Presidential Candidates

Give the names of all the candidates for U.S. President who either:
  1. garnered electoral votes from non-faithless electors, or
  2. won at least 5% of the national popular vote
Winners are in Bold
Vice Presidential candidates who, under the pre-1800 Constitution, got electoral votes for President, are excluded
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Year
Party
Candidate
1788
Independent
George Washington
1792
Independent
George Washington
1796
Federalist
John Adams
1796
Democratic-Republican
Thomas Jefferson
1800
Democratic-Republican
Thomas Jefferson
1800
Federalist
John Adams
1804
Democratic-Republican
Thomas Jefferson
1804
Federalist
Charles C. Pinckney
1808
Democratic-Republican
James Madison
1808
Federalist
Charles C. Pinckney
1812
Democratic-Republican
James Madison
1812
Federalist
DeWitt Clinton
1816
Democratic-Republican
James Monroe
1816
Federalist
Rufus King
1820
Democratic-Republican
James Monroe
1824
Democratic-Republican
John Quincy Adams
1824
Democratic-Republican
Andrew Jackson
1824
Democratic-Republican
William H. Crawford
1824
Democratic-Republican
Henry Clay
1828
Democratic
Andrew Jackson
1828
National Republican
John Quincy Adams
1832
Democratic
Andrew Jackson
1832
National Republican
Henry Clay
1832
Nullifier
John Floyd
1832
Anti-Masonic
William Wirt
1836
Democratic
Martin Van Buren
1836
Whig
William H. Harrison
1836
Whig
Hugh L. White
1836
Whig
Daniel Webster
1836
Whig
Willie P. Magnum
1840
Whig
William H. Harrison
1840
Democratic
Martin Van Buren
1844
Democratic
James K. Polk
1844
Whig
Henry Clay
1848
Whig
Zachary Taylor
1848
Democratic
Lewis Cass
1848
Free Soil
Martin Van Buren
1852
Democratic
Franklin Pierce
1852
Whig
Winfield Scott
1856
Democratic
James Buchanan
1856
Republican
John C. Frémont
1856
Know-Nothing
Millard Fillmore
1860
Republican
Abraham Lincoln
1860
Southern Democratic
John C. Breckenridge
1860
Constitutional Union
John Bell
1860
Democratic
Stephen A. Douglas
1864
National Union
Abraham Lincoln
1864
Democratic
George B. McClellan
1868
Republican
Ulysses S. Grant
1868
Democratic
Horatio Seymour
1872
Republican
Ulysses S. Grant
1872
Liberal Republican
Horace Greeley
1876
Republican
Rutherford B. Hayes
1876
Democratic
Samuel J. Tilden
1880
Republican
James A. Garfield
1880
Democratic
Winfield Scott Hancock
1884
Democratic
Grover Cleveland
1884
Republican
James G. Blaine
1888
Republican
Benjamin Harrison
1888
Democratic
Grover Cleveland
1892
Democratic
Grover Cleveland
1892
Republican
Benjamin Harrison
1892
Populist
James B. Weaver
1896
Republican
William McKinley
1896
Democratic
William Jennings Bryan
1900
Republican
William McKinley
1900
Democratic
William Jennings Bryan
1904
Republican
Theodore Roosevelt
Year
Party
Candidate
1904
Democratic
Alton B. Parker
1908
Republican
William Howard Taft
1908
Democratic
William Jennings Bryan
1912
Democratic
Woodrow Wilson
1912
Progressive
Theodore Roosevelt
1912
Republican
William Howard Taft
1912
Socialist
Eugene V. Debs
1916
Democratic
Woodrow Wilson
1916
Republican
Charles Evans Hughes
1920
Republican
Warren G. Harding
1920
Democratic
James M. Cox
1924
Republican
Calvin Coolidge
1924
Democratic
John W. Davis
1924
Progressive
Robert M. La Follette
1928
Republican
Herbert Hoover
1928
Democratic
Al Smith
1932
Democratic
Franklin D. Roosevelt
1932
Republican
Herbert Hoover
1936
Democratic
Franklin D. Roosevelt
1936
Republican
Alf Landon
1940
Democratic
Franklin D. Roosevelt
1940
Republican
Wendell Willkie
1944
Democratic
Franklin D. Roosevelt
1944
Republican
Thomas E. Dewey
1948
Democratic
Harry S. Truman
1948
Republican
Thomas E. Dewey
1948
Dixiecrat
Strom Thurmond
1952
Republican
Dwight D. Eisenhower
1952
Democratic
Adlai Stevenson
1956
Republican
Dwight D. Eisenhower
1956
Democratic
Adlai Stevenson
1960
Democratic
John F. Kennedy
1960
Republican
Richard Nixon
1964
Democratic
Lyndon B. Johnson
1964
Republican
Barry Goldwater
1968
Republican
Richard Nixon
1968
Democratic
Hubert Humphrey
1968
American Independent
George Wallace
1972
Republican
Richard Nixon
1972
Democratic
George McGovern
1976
Democratic
Jimmy Carter
1976
Republican
Gerald Ford
1980
Republican
Ronald Reagan
1980
Democratic
Jimmy Carter
1980
Independent
John B. Anderson
1984
Republican
Ronald Reagan
1984
Democratic
Walter Mondale
1988
Republican
George H. W. Bush
1988
Democratic
Michael Dukakis
1992
Democratic
Bill Clinton
1992
Republican
George H. W. Bush
1992
Independent
Ross Perot
1996
Democratic
Bill Clinton
1996
Republican
Bob Dole
1996
Reform
Ross Perot
2000
Republican
George W. Bush
2000
Democratic
Al Gore
2004
Republican
George W. Bush
2004
Democratic
John Kerry
2008
Democratic
Barack Obama
2008
Republican
John McCain
2012
Democratic
Barack Obama
2012
Republican
Mitt Romney
2016
Republican
Donald Trump
2016
Democratic
Hillary Clinton
2020
Democratic
Joe Biden
2020
Republican
Donald Trump
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