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Presidential nail-biters: Top 10 closest presidential elections in history [SLIDESHOW]

1884: Democrat Grover Cleveland defeats Republican James Blaine. The New York governor won with 37 more electoral votes and a .7 percent lead in the popular vote, making him the first Democratic president since before the Civil War. Cleveland's home state of New York gave him 36 of the 37 electoral votes that gave him the lead.
1884: Democrat Grover Cleveland defeats Republican James Blaine. The New York governor won with 37 more electoral votes and a .7 percent lead in the popular vote, making him the first Democratic president since before the Civil War. Cleveland’s home state of New York gave him 36 of the 37 electoral votes that gave him the lead.
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