2004 Presidential Election Interactive Map

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Split Votes

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2004 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
George W. Bush (I) Republican 286 62,039,073
John F. Kerry Democratic 251 59,027,478

2004 Election Facts

  • Kerry won Minnesota; however one elector cast a vote for Dem. Vice-President candidate John Edwards. It may have been unintentional, as this ballot also voted for John Edwards as Vice-President
  • Bush and Kerry each received more votes than any candidates in history to that point. The prior record, about 54.5 million votes, was set in 1984 by Ronald Reagan
  • Electoral Vote changes for 2004 based on 2000 Census: [+2: AZ, FL, GA, TX], [+1: CA, CO, NV, NC],
    [-1: CT, IL, IN, MI, MS, OH, OK, WI], [-2: NY, PA]
  • Issues of the Day: Terrorism, Iraq War, Job growth