Between 1912 and 2016 in the state of Kentucky there have been 27 elections of which: 13 have been won by Democrats, 14 won by Republicans, and 0 won by "other parties".

Year Electoral Presidential Candidate Votes Population Votes Turnout Winner
1912 13
O Arthur E. Reimer (MA) 1,055
D Woodrow Wilson (NJ) 219,484 13 Electoral Votes
R William Howard Taft (OH) 115,510
O Eugene W. Chafin (IL) 3,253
O Theodore Roosevelt (NY) 101,766
O Eugene V. Debs (IN) 11,646
2,330,894 452,714 19.42% D
1916 13
R Charles Evans Hughes (NY) 241,854
O Frank Hanly (IN) 3,039
D Woodrow Wilson (NJ) 269,990 13 Electoral Votes
O Allan L. Benson (NY) 4,734
O Arthur E. Reimer (MA) 129
2,412,873 519,746 21.54% D
1920 13
R Warren G. Harding (OH) 452,480
O Eugene V. Debs (IN) 6,409
O Aaron S. Watkins (IN) 3,322
O Other (XX)
D James M. Cox (OH) 456,497 13 Electoral Votes
O Parley P. Christensen (IL)
O James E. Ferguson (TX)
2,416,630 918,708 38.02% D
1924 13
D John W. Davis (WV) 374,855
O Herman P. Faris (MO)
O Other (XX) 1,499
R Calvin Coolidge (MA) 398,966 13 Electoral Votes
O Robert M. La Follette (WI) 38,465
O William Z. Foster (MA)
2,506,621 813,785 32.47% R
1928 13
R Herbert Hoover (CA) 558,064 13 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY) 837
O Verne L. Reynolds (MI) 340
D Al Smith (NY) 381,070
O William Z. Foster (IL) 293
2,596,612 940,604 36.22% R
1932 11
R Herbert Hoover (CA) 394,716
O Other (XX) 3,920
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 580,574 11 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY) 3,853
2,666,881 983,063 36.86% D
1936 11
R Alfred Landon (KS) 369,702
O Norman Thomas (NY) 632
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 541,944 11 Electoral Votes
O William Lemke (ND) 12,501
O Earl Browder (KS) 1,424
2,771,464 926,203 33.42% D
1940 11
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 557,222 11 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY) 1,014
R Wendell Willkie (NY) 410,384
O Other (XX) 1,443
2,845,627 970,063 34.09% D
1944 11
O Norman Thomas (NY) 535
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 472,589 11 Electoral Votes
O Texas Regulars (TX)
O Other (XX) 2,349
R Thomas E. Dewey (NY) 392,448
2,959,452 867,921 29.33% D
1948 11
D Harry S. Truman (MO) 466,756 11 Electoral Votes
O Strom Thurmond (SC) 10,411
O Norman Thomas (NY) 1,284
R Thomas E. Dewey (NY) 341,210
O Henry A. Wallace (IA) 1,567
O Other (XX) 1,430
3,073,277 822,658 26.77% D
1952 10
R Dwight D. Eisenhower (NY) 495,029
O Vincent Hallinan (CA) 336
O Eric Hass (NY) 893
D Adlai Stevenson (IL) 495,729 10 Electoral Votes
O Stuart Hamblen (TX) 1,161
3,003,702 993,148 33.06% D
1956 10
D Adlai Stevenson (IL) 476,453
O Eric Hass (NY) 358
R Dwight D. Eisenhower (NY) 572,192 10 Electoral Votes
O Other (XX) 2,657
3,121,495 1,051,660 33.69% R
1960 10
D John Fitzgerald Kennedy (MA) 521,855
O Other (XX)
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 602,607 10 Electoral Votes
O Eric Hass (NY)
3,038,156 1,124,462 37.01% R
1964 9
D Lyndon Baines Johnson (TX) 669,659 9 Electoral Votes
O Other (XX)
R Barry Morris Goldwater (AZ) 372,977
O Eric Hass (NY)
3,159,682 1,042,636 33% D
1968 9
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 462,411 9 Electoral Votes
O George Corley Wallace (AL) 193,098
D Hubert Horatio Humphrey (MN) 397,541
3,281,209 1,053,050 32.09% R
1972 9
D George Stanley McGovern (SD) 371,159
O Linda Jenness (GA)
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 676,446 9 Electoral Votes
O John G. Schmitz (CA) 17,627
3,283,080 1,065,232 32.45% R
1976 9
D James Earl Carter, Jr. (GA) 615,717 9 Electoral Votes
O Eugene McCarthy (MN) 6,837
R Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (MI) 531,852
O Roger MacBride (VT) 814
3,411,829 1,155,220 33.86% D
1980 9
R Ronald Wilson Reagan (CA) 635,274 9 Electoral Votes
O John Bayard Anderson (IL) 31,127
D James Earl Carter, Jr. (GA) 616,417
O Ed Clark (CA) 5,531
3,660,777 1,288,349 35.19% R
1984 9
R Ronald Wilson Reagan (CA) 822,782 9 Electoral Votes
O David Bergland (CA)
D Walter Frederick Mondale (MN) 539,589
3,807,208 1,362,371 35.78% R
1988 9
D Michael Stanley Dukakis (MA) 580,368
O Lenora Fulani (PA) 1,256
R George Herbert Walker Bush (TX) 734,281 9 Electoral Votes
O Ronald Ernest Paul (TX) 2,118
3,953,639 1,318,023 33.34% R
1992 8
O Henry Ross Perot (TX) 203,944
O Other (XX) 2,161
R George Herbert Walker Bush (TX) 617,178
O Andre Verne Marrou (AK) 4,513
D William Jefferson Clinton (AR) 665,104 8 Electoral Votes
3,759,002 1,492,900 39.72% D
1996 8
R Robert Joseph Dole (KS) 623,283
O Ralph Nader (CT) 701
O Other (XX) 3,705
D William Jefferson Clinton (AK) 636,614 8 Electoral Votes
O Henry Ross Perot (TX) 120,396
O Harry Browne (TN) 4,009
3,906,414 1,388,708 35.55% D
2000 8
O John Hagelin (IA) 1,533
D Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (TN) 638,898
O Pat Buchanan (VA) 4,173
O Howard Phillips (VA) 923
O Other (XX) 80
R George Walker Bush (TX) 872,492 8 Electoral Votes
O Ralph Nader (CT) 23,192
O Harry Browne (TN) 2,896
4,041,769 1,544,187 38.21% R
2004 8
R George Walker Bush (TX) 1,069,439 8 Electoral Votes
O Ralph Nader (CT) 8,856
O Michael Peroutka (MD) 2,213
O Other (XX) 22
D John Forbes Kerry (MA) 712,733
O Michael Badnarik (TX) 2,619
O David Cobb (TX)
4,203,440 1,795,882 42.72% R
2008 8
R John Sidney McCain (AZ) 1,048,462 8 Electoral Votes
O Robert Laurence Barr (GA) 5,989
O Cynthia McKinney (GA)
D Barack Hussein Obama (IL) 751,985
O Ralph Nader (CT) 15,378
O Charles Obadiah Baldwin (FL) 4,694
O Other (XX) 112
4,365,111 1,826,620 41.85% R
2012 8
R Mitt Romney (MA) 1,087,190 8 Electoral Votes
O Jill Stein (MA) 6,337
D Barack Hussein Obama (IL) 679,370
O Gary Johnson (NM) 17,063
O Other (XX) 7,252
4,426,154 1,797,212 40.6% R
2016 8
O Jill Stein (MA) 13,913
R Donal Trump (NY) 1,202,942 8 Electoral Votes
O Evan McMullin (UT) 22,780
O Gary Johnson (NM) 53,749
D Hillary Clinton (NY) 628,834
4,599,729 1,922,218 41.79% R