United States presidential elections in Wyoming

Following is a table of United States presidential elections in Wyoming, ordered by year. Since its admission to statehood in 1890, Wyoming has participated in every U.S. presidential election.

Winners of the state are in bold.

Year Winner (nationally) Votes Percent Loser (nationally) Votes Percent Other national
candidates[a]
Votes Percent Electoral
Votes
Notes
2016 Donald Trump 174,419 68.17 Hillary Clinton 55,973 21.88 - 3
2012 Barack Obama 69,286 27.82 Mitt Romney 170,962 68.64 - 3
2008 Barack Obama 82,868 32.54 John McCain 164,958 64.78 - 3
2004 George W. Bush 167,629 68.86 John Kerry 70,776 29.07 - 3
2000 George W. Bush 147,947 67.76 Al Gore 60,481 27.70 - 3
1996 Bill Clinton 77,934 36.84 Bob Dole 105,388 49.81 Ross Perot 25,928 12.25 3
1992 Bill Clinton 68,160 34.10 George H. W. Bush 79,347 39.70 Ross Perot 51,263 25.65 3
1988 George H. W. Bush 106,867 60.53 Michael Dukakis 67,113 38.01 - 3
1984 Ronald Reagan 133,241 70.51 Walter Mondale 53,370 28.24 - 3
1980 Ronald Reagan 110,700 62.64 Jimmy Carter 49,427 27.97 John B. Anderson 12,072 6.83 3
1976 Jimmy Carter 62,239 39.81 Gerald Ford 92,717 59.30 - 3
1972 Richard Nixon 100,464 69.01 George McGovern 44,358 30.47 - 3
1968 Richard Nixon 70,927 55.76 Hubert Humphrey 45,173 35.51 George Wallace 11,105 8.73 3
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson 80,718 56.56 Barry Goldwater 61,998 43.44 - 3
1960 John F. Kennedy 63,331 44.99 Richard Nixon 77,451 55.01 - 3
1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower 74,573 60.08 Adlai Stevenson II 49,554 39.92 T. Coleman Andrews/
Unpledged Electors[b]
- 3
1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower 81,047 62.71 Adlai Stevenson II 47,934 37.09 - 3
1948 Harry S. Truman 52,354 51.62 Thomas E. Dewey 47,947 47.27 Strom Thurmond - 3
1944 Franklin D. Roosevelt 49,419 48.77 Thomas E. Dewey 51,921 51.23 - 3
1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt 59,287 52.82 Wendell Willkie 52,633 46.89 - 3
1936 Franklin D. Roosevelt 62,624 60.58 Alf Landon 38,739 37.47 - 3
1932 Franklin D. Roosevelt 54,370 56.07 Herbert Hoover 39,583 40.82 - 3
1928 Herbert Hoover 52,748 63.68 Al Smith 29,299 35.37 - 3
1924 Calvin Coolidge 41,858 52.39 John W. Davis 12,868 16.11 Robert M. La Follette Sr. 25,174 31.51 3
1920 Warren G. Harding 35,091 64.15 James M. Cox 17,429 31.86 - 3
1916 Woodrow Wilson 28,316 54.62 Charles E. Hughes 21,698 41.86 - 3
1912 Woodrow Wilson 15,310 36.20 Theodore Roosevelt 9,232 21.83 William H. Taft 14,560 34.42 3
1908 William H. Taft 20,846 55.43 William Jennings Bryan 14,918 39.67 - 3
1904 Theodore Roosevelt 20,489 66.72 Alton B. Parker 8,930 29.08 - 3
1900 William McKinley 14,482 58.66 William Jennings Bryan 10,164 41.17 - 3
1896 William McKinley 10,072 47.75 William Jennings Bryan 10,861 51.49 - - 3
1892 Grover Cleveland - - Benjamin Harrison 8,454 50.52 James B. Weaver 7,722 46.14 3
Presidential elections in Wyoming
Map of the United States with Wyoming highlighted
No. of elections32
Voted Democratic8
Voted Republican24
Voted other0
Voted for winning candidate23
Voted for losing candidate9

Notes

  1. ^ For purposes of these lists, other national candidates are defined as those who won at least one electoral vote, or won at least ten percent of the vote in multiple states.
  2. ^ Was allied with a slate of unpledged electors in Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina
1892 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1892 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 8, 1892, as part of the 1892 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by President Benjamin Harrison (R–Indiana), the 28th United States Ambassador to France Whitelaw Reid, with 50.52 percent of the popular vote, against representative James B. Weaver (P–Iowa), running with the Attorney General of Virginia, James G. Field, with 46.14 percent of the popular vote. President-elect Grover Cleveland was not on the ballot in Wyoming because his supporters fused with Weaver in an effort to deny Harrison Wyoming’s electoral votes.

1896 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1896 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 3, 1896, as part of the 1896 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by representative William Jennings Bryan (D–Nebraska), running with shipbuilder, railroad president and director, bank president Arthur Sewall, with 51.49 percent of the popular vote, against the 39th Governor of Ohio William McKinley (R–Ohio), running with New Jersey State Senator, Garret Hobart, with 47.75 percent of the popular vote.

1900 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1900 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 6, 1900, as part of the 1900 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by the President William McKinley (R–Ohio), running with the 33rd Governor of New York, Theodore Roosevelt, with 58.66 percent of the popular vote, against representative William Jennings Bryan (D–Nebraska), running with the 23rd Vice President Adlai Stevenson I, with 41.17 percent of the popular vote.

1904 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1904 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 8, 1904, as part of the 1904 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by the Secretary of War Theodore Roosevelt (R–New York), running with the 26th Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks, with 66.72 percent of the popular vote, against Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals Alton Parker (D–New York), running with Senator Henry Gassaway Davis, with 29.08 percent of the popular vote.

1928 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1928 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 6, 1928, as part of the 1928 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by United States Secretary of Commerce and mining engineer Herbert Hoover (R–Iowa), running with Senator Charles Curtis, with 63.68 percent of the popular vote, against the 42nd Governor of New York Al Smith (D–New York), running with Arkansas Senator and former Governor Joseph Robinson, with 35.37 percent. Hoover won all but one of the state’s twenty-three counties, but Smith’s victory in Sweetwater County – which had defied the 1924 GOP landslide by voting for Robert La Follette– would with the aid of extensive unionization create a run of Democratic wins in that county extending to 1968.

1932 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1932 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 8, 1932, as part of the 1932 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by the 44nd Governor of New York Franklin D. Roosevelt (D–New York (state)), running with the 39th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Nance Garner, with 56.07 percent of the popular vote, against the 31st President of the United States Herbert Hoover (R–Iowa), running with 31st Vice President of the United States Charles Curtis, with 40.82 percent of the popular vote. As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Johnson County and Crook County have voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.

1940 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1940 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 5, 1940, as part of the 1940 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by President Franklin D. Roosevelt (D–New York), running with the 11th Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace, with 52.82 percent of the popular vote, against American lawyer and corporate executive Wendell Willkie (R–New York), running with senator Charles L. McNary, with 46.89 percent of the popular vote.This would be the last occasion Teton County would vote for a Democratic presidential candidate until Bill Clinton carried the county in 1992 – since then it has become a Democratic island in the nation's "reddest" state.

1944 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1944 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 7, 1944, as part of the 1944 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by 47th Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey (R–New York), running with United States Senator and the 54th Governor of Ohio John W. Bricker, with 51.23 percent of the popular vote against President Franklin D. Roosevelt (D–New York), running with United States Senator Harry S. Truman, with 48.77 percent of the popular vote.Dewey became the first Republican nominee to win Wyoming since Herbert Hoover in 1928, sixteen years earlier.

1948 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1948 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 2, 1948, as part of the 1948 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by President Harry S. Truman (D–Missouri), running with the Senate Majority Leader Alben W. Barkley, with 51.62 percent of the popular vote, against the 47th Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey (R–New York), running with California Governor and future Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, with 47.27 percent of the popular vote.

1952 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1952 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 4, 1952, as part of the 1952 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.Wyoming was won by Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (R–New York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 62.71% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (D–Illinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 38.93% of the popular vote.

1956 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1956 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 6, 1956, as part of the 1956 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by incumbent President Dwight D. Eisenhower (R–Pennsylvania), running with Vice President Richard Nixon, with 60.08% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (D–Illinois), running with Senator Estes Kefauver, with 39.92% of the popular vote.

1960 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1960 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 8, 1960, as part of the 1960 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon (R–California), running with United States Ambassador to the United Nations Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., with 55.01 percent of the popular vote, against Senator John F. Kennedy (D–Massachusetts), running with Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, with 44.99 percent of the popular vote.

1964 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1964 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 3, 1964, as part of the 1964 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson (D–Texas), with 56.56 percent of the popular vote, against Senator Barry Goldwater (R–Arizona), with 43.44 percent of the popular vote. As of the 2016 presidential election, this was the last time a Democratic presidential nominee has carried the state of Wyoming – in fact no Democrat has since reached forty percent of the state’s vote. It is also the last occasion Laramie County, Fremont County, Sheridan County, Park County, Uinta County, Lincoln County, Goshen County, Big Horn County, Platte County, or Hot Springs County have voted for a Democratic Presidential nominee.

1972 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1972 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 7, 1972. All 50 states and the District of Columbia were part of the 1972 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose 3 electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by the Republican nominees, incumbent President Richard Nixon of California and his running mate Vice President Spiro Agnew of Maryland. Nixon and Agnew defeated the Democratic nominees, Senator George McGovern of South Dakota and his running mate U.S. Ambassador Sargent Shriver of Maryland.

Nixon carried Wyoming with 69.01% of the vote to McGovern’s 30.47%, a victory margin of 38.54%.

1976 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1976 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 2, 1976, as part of the 1976 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by incumbent President Gerald Ford (R–Michigan), with 59.30 percent of the popular vote, against Jimmy Carter (D–Georgia), with 39.81 percent of the popular vote, the best performance for a Democrat since 1964.

Despite losing in Wyoming, Carter went on to win the national election and became the 39th president of the United States.With 59.3% of the popular vote, Wyoming would prove to be Ford's third strongest state in the 1976 election after Utah and Idaho.

1988 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1988 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 8, 1988. All 50 states and the District of Columbia, were part of the 1988 United States presidential election. Wyoming voters chose 3 electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by incumbent United States Vice President George H. W. Bush of Texas, who was running against Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. Bush ran with Indiana Senator Dan Quayle as Vice President, and Dukakis ran with Texas Senator Lloyd Bentsen.

Wyoming weighed in for this election as 7% more Republican than the national average.

1996 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 1996 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 5, 1996, as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose 9 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), with Dole winning 49.81% to 36.84% over President Bill Clinton (D) by a margin of 12.97%. Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of America-TX) finished in third, with 12.25% of the popular vote. As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Sweetwater County voted for the Democratic candidate.

With 12.25% of the popular vote, Wyoming would prove to be Ross Perot's fourth strongest state in the 1996 election after Maine, Montana and Idaho.

2000 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 2000 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 7, 2000, and was part of the 2000 United States presidential election. Voters chose 3 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by Governor George W. Bush by a massive 40.06% margin of victory, and his 67.76% of the popular vote made the state his strongest victory in the 2000 election. As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last time a Republican won Teton County, which after this election has become a Democratic stronghold. This is also the last time Republicans carried every county in the state.

2020 United States presidential election in Wyoming

The 2020 United States presidential election in Wyoming is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as part of the 2020 United States elections in which all 50 states plus the District of Columbia will participate. Wyoming voters will choose electors to represent them in the Electoral College via a popular vote. The state of Wyoming has 3 electoral votes in the Electoral College.As of February 2019, Donald Trump is the declared Republican candidate. A number of Democrats are running or have expressed interest in running, and Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, and Kirsten Gillibrand are some of the major declared candidates.

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