Squeakers in presidential elections over the past century, in which the winner collected fewer than 300 Electoral College votes:
1916: Democratic incumbent Woodrow Wilson defeats Republican Charles Hughes 277 to 254.
1976: Democrat Jimmy Carter defeats Republican incumbent Gerald Ford 297 to 240.
2000: Republican George W. Bush defeats Democrat Al Gore 271 to 266.
2004: Republican incumbent George W. Bush defeats Democrat John Kerry 286 to 251.