5 closest U.S. presidential elections

Posted: 10:06 AM EST Nov 06, 2012   Updated: 7:45 AM EST Nov 30, 2012

Here are five of the closest presidential races in U.S. history since 1840 as compiled by Yahoo!.

Closest Elections - Generic
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Here are five of the closest presidential races in U.S. history since 1840 as compiled by Yahoo!.

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