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The most shocking election upsets in U.S. history

Cheapism Logo By Jeff Rindskopf of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 19: After all the tumult and stress that the events of 2020 brought on America, the November Presidential election and its aftermath were just more shocks to contend with. But this was hardly the first contentious political outcome for the country. Here are some of the most dramatic and surprising election results at federal and state levels from throughout our dramatic history as a nation.Related: What Other Countries Are Doing to Make Voting Accurate and Accessible

November Surprises

After all the tumult and stress that the events of 2020 brought on America, the November Presidential election and its aftermath were just more shocks to contend with. But this was hardly the first contentious political outcome for the country. Here are some of the most dramatic and surprising election results at federal and state levels from throughout our dramatic history as a nation.

Related: What Other Countries Are Doing to Make Voting Accurate and Accessible

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