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U.S. Elections 1972-2020: Home

Guide for Library Research on US Elections from 1972-2020


Dewey Defeats Truman

Photo of President Harry Truman Holding Newspaper Predicting Victory for his opponent Thomas Dewey in the 1948 election. Truman won.

Welcome to the Lloyd Sealy Library subject guide on elections in the United States from 1972-2020. This subject guide is an introduction to a variety of resources available in the Library and generally for anyone interested in researching this topic. Hopefully you will find the information available in this subject guide to be helpful.

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