81 (minus the coups)

The U.S. has a long history of attempting to influence presidential elections in other countries – it’s done so as many as 81 times between 1946 and 2000, according to a database amassed by political scientist Dov Levin of Carnegie Mellon University.

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-us-intervention-foreign-elections-20161213-story.html