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Landslides and close calls uncommon in presidential elections

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John Quincy Adams won the election of 1824, but actually didn't even come close to winning the popular vote that Andrew Jackson had amassed in the contest. However, with four candidates running the vote was so divided that it was left up to the House of Representatives to select the new President and they chose Adams.

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