In 1972, California reached 45 electoral votes, passing New York for most in the country.
In fact, from 1952 through 1988, Republicans won every presidential election except the landslide loss of Barry Goldwater in 1964.
How many votes did Hillary get in New York?
New York State remained a solidly blue state, with Hillary Clinton winning with 59.01% of the vote, while Donald Trump received 36.52% of the vote, a 22.49% Democratic victory margin.
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When was the last time California voted for a Republican president?
Republicans won the state in nearly every presidential election between 1952 and 1988. Ahead of an election that could see more blue in the Golden State than ever before, here’s a look at how Democrats gained, lost and won back California. Last updated: Dec. 02, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
Who won the election California?
California Election Results. At the top of the ticket, Gavin Newsom won the race to replace Governor Jerry Brown. The Democrat, who is the state’s Lieutenant Governor, defeated his Republican opponent, John Cox, without difficulty.
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