The Top 10 Closest Presidential Elections

Garfield-Hancock

1. James Garfield vs. Winfield Scott Hancock (1880)

Margin: 0.09%

Margin of Votes: 1,898

Winner: Not even one/tenth of a percent! That’s how close this election was. Election #24, which produced a turnout of 79.40%, ended with James Garfield becoming President in THE CLOSEST popular vote election!

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