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Al Gore and running mate Joe Lieberman 8 November
2000: Bush and Gore fight to the finish

The result of the American presidential election is still hanging in the balance hours after the polls officially closed.


Ronald Reagan 7 November
1984: Four more years for Reagan
Ronald Reagan wins a second term as US President in the biggest landslide since George Washington in 1792.

Gerald Ford 9 August
1974: Ford takes over as Nixon quits
Vice President Gerald Ford is sworn in as the 38th US president following Richard Nixon's resignation.

Lyndon B Johnson 3 November
1964: Election triumph for Lyndon B Johnson
Lyndon B Johnson, who took over after President Kennedy's assassination, wins the White House race.

US Presidents
05 Nov 1952: Landslide victory for Eisenhower

07 Nov 1956: Eisenhower re-elected with record vote

26 Sep 1960: Kennedy and Nixon clash in TV debate

09 Nov 1960: Narrow victory for John F Kennedy

20 Jan 1961: John F Kennedy sworn in as US president

23 Nov 1963: Johnson takes over as US president

06 Nov 1968: Nixon wins close contest for president

07 Nov 1972: Nixon takes second term by landslide

03 Nov 1976: Carter wins with 'Trust me' slogan

04 Nov 1980: Reagan beats Carter in landslide

09 Nov 1988: Bush wins with 'no new taxes' promise

04 Nov 1992: Clinton beats Bush to the White House

06 Nov 1996: 'Comeback Kid' wins second term

03 Nov 2004: George W Bush wins second term
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