United States presidential elections in Nevada

Presidential elections in Nevada
No. of elections 39
Voted Democrat 19
Voted Republican 19
Voted other 1[lower-alpha 1]
Voted for winning candidate 31
Voted for losing candidate 8

Following is a table of United States presidential elections in Nevada, ordered by year. Since its admission to statehood in 1864, Nevada 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[lower-alpha 2]
Votes Percent Electoral
2016Donald Trump512,05845.50Hillary Clinton539,26047.92-6
2012Barack Obama531,37352.36Mitt Romney463,56745.68-6
2008Barack Obama533,73655.15John McCain412,82742.65-5
2004George W. Bush418,69050.47John Kerry397,19047.88-5
2000George W. Bush301,57549.52Al Gore279,97845.98-4
1996Bill Clinton203,97443.93Bob Dole199,24442.91Ross Perot43,9869.474
1992 Bill Clinton189,14837.36George H. W. Bush175,82834.73Ross Perot132,58026.194
1988George H. W. Bush206,04058.86Michael Dukakis132,73837.92-4
1984Ronald Reagan188,77065.85Walter Mondale91,65531.97-4
1980Ronald Reagan155,01762.54Jimmy Carter66,66626.89John B. Anderson17,6517.123
1976Jimmy Carter92,47945.81Gerald Ford101,27350.17-3
1972Richard Nixon115,75063.68George McGovern66,01636.32-3
1968Richard Nixon73,18847.46Hubert Humphrey60,59839.29George Wallace20,43213.253
1964Lyndon B. Johnson79,33958.58Barry Goldwater56,09441.42-3
1960John F. Kennedy54,88051.16Richard Nixon52,38748.84-3
1956Dwight D. Eisenhower56,04957.97Adlai Stevenson II40,64042.03-3
1952Dwight D. Eisenhower50,50261.45Adlai Stevenson II31,68838.55T. Coleman Andrews/
Unpledged Electors[lower-alpha 3]
1948Harry S. Truman31,29150.37Thomas E. Dewey29,35747.26Strom Thurmond-3
1944Franklin D. Roosevelt29,62354.62Thomas E. Dewey24,61145.38-3
1940Franklin D. Roosevelt31,94560.08Wendell Willkie21,22939.92-3
1936Franklin D. Roosevelt31,92572.81Alf Landon11,92327.19-3
1932Franklin D. Roosevelt28,75669.41Herbert Hoover12,67430.59-3
1928Herbert Hoover18,32756.54Al Smith14,09043.46-3
1924Calvin Coolidge11,24341.76John W. Davis5,90921.95Robert M. La Follette Sr.9,76936.293
1920Warren G. Harding15,47956.92James M. Cox9,85136.22-3
1916Woodrow Wilson17,77653.36Charles E. Hughes12,12736.4-3
1912Woodrow Wilson7,98639.7Theodore Roosevelt5,62027.94William H. Taft3,19615.893
1908William H. Taft10,77543.93William Jennings Bryan11,21245.71-3
1904Theodore Roosevelt6,86456.66Alton B. Parker3,98232.87-3
1900William McKinley3,84937.75William Jennings Bryan6,34762.25-3
1896William McKinley1,93818.79William Jennings Bryan8,37681.21-3
1892Grover Cleveland7146.56Benjamin Harrison2,81125.84James B. Weaver7,26466.783
1888Benjamin Harrison7,08857.73Grover Cleveland5,14941.94-3
1884Grover Cleveland5,57843.59James G. Blaine7,19356.21-3
1880James A. Garfield8,73247.60Winfield S. Hancock9,61352.40-3
1876[1]Rutherford B. Hayes10,38352.73Samuel J. Tilden9,30847.27-3
1872Ulysses S. Grant8,41357.43Horace Greeley6,23642.57-3
1868Ulysses S. Grant6,47455.40Horatio Seymour5,21544.60-3
1864Abraham Lincoln9,82659.80George B. McClellan6,59440.20-3One elector did not vote.


  1. Dave Leip’s Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections; Presidential General Election Results Comparison – Nevada


  1. James B. Weaver, 1892.
  2. 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.
  3. Was allied with a slate of unpledged electors in Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina
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