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

1888: Democrat Benjamin Harrison defeats Republican Grover Cleveland. Harrison beat out the incumbent with 37 more electoral votes, but he lost the popular vote by .8 percent -- not unlike the 1876 election 12 years earlier. The next president-elect to lose the popular vote but still win the election would not come for another 112 years. Can you guess which election? Stay tuned.
1888: Democrat Benjamin Harrison defeats Republican Grover Cleveland. Harrison beat out the incumbent with 37 more electoral votes, but he lost the popular vote by .8 percent — not unlike the 1876 election 12 years earlier. The next president-elect to lose the popular vote but still win the election would not come for another 112 years. Can you guess which election? Stay tuned.
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