Presidential Vetoes, by President and Term

Summary

Highest number: 124 (Truman, I)Lowest number: 0 (G. W. Bush, I)Average number: 39.10
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      Ragsdale, Lyn. "Table 9-11 Congressional Challenges to Presidential Vetoes, Truman, I to Obama, I." In Vital Statistics on the Presidency, 4th ed., 543-6. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2014.

      Notes:

      1. Calculated from Presidential Vetoes, 1789–1976 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1978) and Presidential Vetoes, 1977–1984 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1985); updated from successive volumes of Congressional Quarterly Almanac (Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly) and www.senate.gov/reference/Legislation/Vetoes.
      2. Total number of vetoes of all types: public, private, pocket, and regular.

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