California

California

Modern Presidential Election History

2008 Barrack Obama (D) 60.94% John McCain (R) 36.91%  
2004 John Kerry (D) 54.31% George W. Bush (R) 44.36%  
2000 Al Gore (D) 53.45% George W. Bush (R) 41.65%  
1996 Bill Clinton (D) 51.10% Bob Dole (R) 38.21% Ross Perot (I) 6.96%
1992 Bill Clinton (D) 46.01% George Bush (R) 32.61% Ross Perot (I) 20.63%
1988 George Bush (R) 51.13% Mike Dukakis (D) 47.56%  
1984 Ronald Reagan (R) 57.51% Walter Mondale (D) 41.27%  
1980 Ronald Reagan (R) 52.69% Jimmy Carter (D) 35.91% John Anderson (I) 8.62%

Source: Federal Election Commission


piq rating: moderate (leans liberal)

  • Electoral Votes: 55
  • Electoral Vote Rank: 1st
  • Historical PIQ Score: 47
  • Admitted: Sept. 9, 1850 (31st)
  • Capital: Sacramento
  • Presidents: Richard Nixon (37)