America The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents  

Mel Judson
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List Rules Presidents of the United States of America who served two full terms (no more, no less). Upvote those you think did the best job.

It is often said that being a two-term president is the goal of most politicians in America. The politicians on this list of American presidents did just that. They ran successful re-election campaigns and joined this list of the best two term presidents in the history of the United States. So who did the best job? These re-elected presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, had two terms to prove themselves and your votes will determine who did the best job.

Though some become lame duck presidents during their second terms as Commander in Chief, others began to find their groove and care less about the political ramifications of actually getting things done. Giving the president another shot at running the country is always an interesting move, and this list is here for you to upvote the one(s) you thought nailed it throughout their entire tenure in the Oval Office.

How many two term presidents have served the American people? 13 so far! Be sure to upvote the USA presidents you thought were the best at the job during their two terms and take a look at those who weren't as lucky, joining the ranks of one term president instead.
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1
767 169
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Whig Party - 1789-1797

2
604 195
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Democratic-Republican Party - 1801-1809

3
838 548
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Republican Party - 1981-1989

4
394 212
James Madison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Democratic-Republican Party - 1809-1817

5
809 857
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Democratic Party - 2009-2017

6
350 85
Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents

7
336 212
James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Democratic-Republican Party - 1817-1825

8
511 707
Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Democratic Party - 1993-2000

9
328 325
Ulysses S. Grant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Republican Party - 1869-1877

10
296 364
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Democratic Party - 1913-1921

11
292 353
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Jacksonian Democratic Party - 1829-1837

12
300 436
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Democratic Party

13
214 269
Grover Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Democratic Party - 1885-1889; 1893-1897

14
466 642
George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents
Republican Party - 2001-2008

15
154 130
Calvin Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Two-Term U.S. Presidents