“American Independent” candidate George Wallace, with his running mate Curtis LeMay, got 13.6 percent of the popular vote and 8.6 percent of the electoral vote.
Richard Nixon won against both Wallace and Hubert Humphrey.
How many electoral votes did independent candidate John Anderson get in 1980?
None, but John Anderson did win 6.6 percent of the popular vote.
What about Ross Perot in 1992?
Ross Perot won no electoral votes but got 19 percent of the popular vote.