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List of Presidential Vetoes

The Senate Library maintains a list of all bills vetoed by presidents over time. This list is published from time to time. The source for the information presented on this page was published in three documents, Presidential Vetoes, 1789 - 1988, Presidential Vetoes, 1989 - 2000, and Vetoes by President George W. Bush. This list is culled from within these three documents. As of this writing, there have been no veto actions by President Barack Obama.

The reports are available in PDF format online: 1789 - 1988 edition; 1989 - 2000 edition. The vetoes of President George W. Bush are available in HTML format: 2001 - 2008 edition.


President Regular Vetoes Pocket Vetoes Total Vetoes Vetoes Overridden
George Washington 2   2  
John Adams     0  
Thomas Jefferson     0  
James Madison 5 2 7  
James Monroe 1   1  
John Q. Adams     0  
Andrew Jackson 5 7 12  
Martin Van Buren   1 1  
William Harrison     0  
John Tyler 6 4 10 1
James Polk 2 1 3  
Zachary Taylor     0  
Millard Fillmore     0  
Franklin Pierce 9   9 5
James Buchanan 4 3 7  
Abraham Lincoln 2 5 7  
Andrew Johnson 21 8 29 15
Ulysses Grant 45 48 93 4
Rutherford Hayes 12 1 13 1
James Garfield     0  
Chester Arthur 4 8 12 1
Grover Cleveland 304 110 414 2
Benjamin Harrison 19 25 44 1
Grover Cleveland 42 128 170 5
William McKinley 6 36 42  
Theodore Roosevelt 42 40 82 1
William Taft 30 9 39 1
Woodrow Wilson 33 11 44 6
Warren Harding 5 1 6  
Calvin Coolidge 20 30 50 4
Herbert Hoover 21 16 37 3
Franklin Roosevelt 372 263 635 9
Harry Turman 180 70 250 12
Dwight Eisenhower 73 108 181 2
John Kennedy 12 9 21  
Lyndon Johnson 16 14 30  
Richard Nixon 26 17 43 7
Gerald Ford 48 18 66 12
Jimmy Carter 13 18 31 2
Ronald Reagan 39 39 78 9
George H.W. Bush 29 15 44 1
William Clinton 36 1 37 2
George W. Bush 12   12 4
Barack Obama     0  

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