1948 - States Rights candidate Strom Thurmond of South Carolina received 39 electoral votes.
1956 - A defecting Alabama elector cast a vote for Walter B. Jones.
1960 - Virginia Senator Harry F. Byrd received 15 electoral votes.
1968 - American Independent candidate George Wallace received 46 electoral votes.
1972 - A defecting Virginia elector voted for Libertarian candidate John Hospers.
1976 - A defecting Washington elector voted for Ronald Reagan.
1988 - A defecting West Virginia elector voted for Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Lloyd Bentsen for President (and Democratic Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis for Vice President).
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