United States presidential elections in Hawaii

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Below is a table of all United States presidential elections in Hawaii since it became a state in 1959.

Hawaii has historically been a strong "blue" state, voting Democrat in 13 out of 15 of their presidential elections.

Table[change | change source]

Year Winner (nationally) Votes % Loser (nationally) Votes % Electoral votes
1960 John F. Kennedy (D) 92,410 50.03% Richard Nixon (R) 92,295 49.97% 3
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson (D) 163,249 78.8% Barry Goldwater (R) 44,022 21.2% 4
1968 Richard Nixon (R) 91,425 38.7% Hubert Humphrey (D) 141,324 59.8% 4
1972 Richard Nixon (R) 168,865 62.5% George McGovern (D) 101,409 37.5% 4
1976 Jimmy Carter (D) 147,375 50.59% Gerald Ford (R) 140,003 48.06% 4
1980 Ronald Reagan (R) 130,112 42.9% Jimmy Carter (D) 135,879 44.8% 4
1984 Ronald Reagan (R) 185,050 55.10% Walter Mondale (D) 147,154 43.82% 4
1988 George H. W. Bush (R) 158,625 44.8% Michael Dukakis (D) 192,364 54.3% 4
1992 Bill Clinton (D) 179,310 48.1% George H.W. Bush (R) 136,822 36.7% 4
1996 Bill Clinton (D) 205,012 57.0% Bob Dole (R) 113,943 31.7% 4
2000 George W. Bush (R) 137,845 37.46% Al Gore (D) 205,286 55.79% 4
2004 George W. Bush (R) 194,191 45.26% John Kerry (D) 231,708 54.01% 4
2008 Barack Obama (D) 325,871 71.85% John McCain (R) 120,566 26.58% 4
2012 Barack Obama (D) 306,658 70.55% Mitt Romney (R) 121,015 27.84% 4
2016 Donald Trump (R) 128,847 30.03% Hillary Clinton (D) 266,891 62.22% 4
  • Candidates in bold won the state of Hawaii in the election.

Overall party comparison[change | change source]

Year Democrat % Votes Republican % Votes Margin
1960 50.03% 92,410 49.97% 92,295 0.06
1964 78.8% 163,249 21.2% 44,022 57.6
1968 59.8% 141,324 38.7% 91,425 21.1
1972 37.5% 101,409 62.5% 168,865 25.0
1976 50.59% 147,375 48.06% 140,003 2.53
1980 44.8% 135,879 42.9% 130,112 1.9
1984 43.82% 147,154 55.10% 185,050 11.28
1988 54.3% 192,364 44.8% 158,625 9.5
1992 48.1% 179,310 36.7% 136,822 11.4
1996 57.0% 205,012 31.7% 113,943 25.3
2000 55.79% 205,286 37.46% 137,845 18.33
2004 54.01% 231,708 45.26% 194,191 8.75
2008 71.85% 325,871 26.58% 120,566 45.27
2012 70.55% 306,658 27.84% 121,015 42.71
2016 62.22% 266,891 30.03% 128,847 32.19

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