Winning an election requires excellent reputation, strong public relationship and lots of popularity among the voters. We’re going to tell you about the most popularly elected US presidents who were master in winning the confidence of their voters which made them victorious. To find out about them, let’s take a look at Insider Monkey’s article with a list of eleven most popularly elected US presidents.
These 11 most popularly elected US presidents have defeated their opponents by the largest margin of the popular vote. In order to compensate for the increase of voters’ numbers during history, the presidents are ranked according to the margin of victory percentages. It wouldn’t be fair to compare George Washington, who won his 1792 presidency with 28,579 votes and Barack Obama who won his in 2008 with 69.5 million votes.
These are the two presidents who were elected with the smallest and largest popular vote count in history, by the way. It is worth noting that the states weren’t obliged to cast their elector votes based on popular voting, so in 1792 only two states, Pennsylvania and Maryland, held popular elections. To read more, please visit 11 Most Popularly Elected US Presidents.