Historical Election Results

You can find the results of past federal elections from several government sources.

Federal Election Commission Resources

The Federal Election Commission releases the official results of federal elections. These reports are run by state, every two years, and are available for elections from 1982 to 2016. They include primary, runoff, and general election results for:

  • U.S. Senate

  • U.S. House of Representatives

  • U.S. president (for years when there is a presidential election)

National Archives Resources

Find images of historic documents from the 2000 to 2016 presidential election results. You can review the popular vote counts by state and see the "box score" results of all presidential elections.

House of Representatives Resources

Find statistics from every federal election since 1920. The results are listed by state and include Washington, D.C. and the U.S. territories. They show the official vote count for each candidate running for federal office.

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Last Updated: November 27, 2019

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