So here's a map of where the Presidents were born:
But if each election had gone to the main contender, the map would look like this (with Washington and Monroe uncontested):
Note the increased Western placement, and how NY now dominates even Virginia, and Ohio drops out. Also: Who knew McCain was born in Panama??
Two Time Losers (Never had the major candidate): Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island - 19 states.
Living Former Presidents:
Carter, H.W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama
Living Failed Presidents:
Mondale, Dukakis, H.W. Bush, Dole, Gore, Kerry, McCain, Romney