Question: Which presidents were elected without winning the popular vote?
Four presidents took office without winning the popular vote. In other words, they did not receive a plurality in terms of the popular vote. They were elected, instead, by the electoral college or in the case of John Quincy Adams by the House of Representatives after a tie in the electoral votes. They were:
Top Ten Significant Presidential Elections
Top Eleven Most Influential Presidents
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