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Presidential Election Results
Los Angeles County, 1928 - 2016

Presidential Elections in Los Angeles County
Year Leading Candidate in L.A. County Percent of Vote in L.A. County Chief Opponent Percent of Vote in L.A. County Percent of Vote to Others in L.A. County
2016 Clinton (Dem) 72.0 Trump (Rep)* 22.5 5.5
2012 Obama (Dem)* 69.3 Romney (Rep) 28.4 2.3
2008 Obama (Dem)* 69.3 McCain (Rep) 28.8 1.9
2004 Kerry (Dem) 62.9 W. Bush (Rep)* 35.9 1.2
2000 Gore (Dem) 63.6 W. Bush (Rep)* 32.3 4.1
1996 Clinton (Dem)* 59.3 Dole (Rep) 31.0 9.6
1992 Clinton (Dem)* 52.5 H.W. Bush (Rep) 29.0 18.4
1988 Dukakis (Dem) 51.9 H.W. Bush (Rep)* 46.9 1.3
Year Leading Candidate in L.A. County Percent of Vote in L.A. County Chief Opponent Percent of Vote in L.A. County Percent of Vote to Others in L.A. County
1984 Reagan (Rep)* 54.5 Mondale (Dem) 44.4 1.2
1980 Reagan (Rep)* 50.2 Carter (Dem) 40.2 9.7
1976 Carter (Dem)* 50.0 Ford (Rep) 48.1 2.1
1972 Nixon (Rep)* 54.8 McGovern (Dem) 42.0 3.2
1968 Nixon (Rep)* 47.6 Humphrey (Dem) 46.0 6.3
1964 Johnson (Dem)* 57.4 Goldwater (Rep) 42.5 0.1
1960 Kennedy (Dem)* 50.2 Nixon (Rep) 49.4 0.3
1956 Eisenhower (Rep)* 55.4 Stevenson (Dem) 44.3 0.3
Year Leading Candidate in L.A. County Percent of Vote in L.A. County Opponent Percent of Vote in L.A. County Percent of Vote to Others in L.A. County
1952 Eisenhower (Rep)* 55.7 Stevenson (Dem) 43.2 1.1
1948 Truman (Dem)* 47.0 Dewey (Rep) 46.5 6.5
1944 Roosevelt (Dem)* 56.8 Dewey (Rep) 42.7 0.6
1940 Roosevelt (Dem)* 58.1 Willkie (Rep) 40.6 1.3
1936 Roosevelt (Dem)* 67.0 Landon (Rep) 31.6 1.4
1932 Roosevelt (Dem)* 57.2 Hoover (Rep) 38.6 4.2
1928 Hoover (Rep)* 69.3 Smith (Dem) 28.7 2.0

* National winner.
† In the 2000 election, Green Party candidate Ralph Nader received 3.1% of the county vote.
‡ In the 1992 election, independent candidate Ross Perot received 17.7% of L.A. County’s vote.



George H.W. Bush and Family, 1947
Also see: U.S. Presidents Who Lived Among Us.