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

1880: Republican James Garfield defeats Democrat Winfield Hancock with 59 more electoral votes but only wins the popular vote by .1 percent, edging out the Civil War general with just 2,000 more votes.
1880: Republican James Garfield defeats Democrat Winfield Hancock with 59 more electoral votes but only wins the popular vote by .1 percent, edging out the Civil War general with just 2,000 more votes.
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