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Presidential Election of 1996, Electoral and Popular Vote Summary

This table provides information about the election results between candidates William J. Clinton and Robert J. Dole

Principal Candidates for President and Vice President:
Democratic—William J. Clinton; Albert A. Gore, Jr.
Republican—Robert J. Dole; Jack F. Kemp
Reform Party—H. Ross Perot; Pat Choate

 William J. Clinton Robert J. Dole H. Ross Perot Electoral votes
 Popular
vote
% Popular
vote
% Popular
vote
% D R RP
Alabama 662,16543% 769,04450% 92,1496% 09 0
Alaska 80,380 33 122,74651 26,33311 03 0
Arizona 653,28846 622,073 44 112,0728 8 00
Arkansas 475,171 54 325,416 37 69,8848 6 00
California 5,119,835 51 3,828,38038 697,8477 54 00
Colorado 671,15244 691,84846 99,629 7 08 0
Connecticut 735,74052 483,10935 139,523 10 8 0 0
Delaware 140,35552 99,0623728,719 11 3 00
D.C. 158,220 8517,3399 3,611 2 3 0 0
Florida 2,546,870 48 2,244,536 42 483,870 9 25 00
Georgia 1,053,84946 1,080,843 47 146,337 6 013 0
Hawaii 205,012 57 113,943 32 27,358 7 4 00
Idaho 165,443 34 256,59552 62,518 13 04 0
Illinois 2,341,74454 1,587,02137 346,4088 22 00
Indiana 887,42442 1,006,693 47 224,299 10 012 0
Iowa 620,258 50 492,644 40 105,159 8 7 00
Kansas 387,65936 583,24554 92,6399 0 6 0
Kentucky 636,614 46 623,283 45 120,3969 8 0 0
Louisiana 927,83752 712,58640 123,2937 9 0 0
Maine 312,78852 186,37831 85,970 14 4 00
Maryland 966,207 54 681,53038 115,8126 10 00
Massachusetts 1,571,76361 718,107 28 227,2179 12 00
Michigan 1,989,653 52 1,481,21238 336,670 9 18 00
Minnesota 1,120,43851 766,476 35 257,70412 10 00
Mississippi 394,02244 439,83849 52,2226 07 0
Missouri 1,025,93547 890,01641 217,18810 11 0 0
Montana 167,92241 179,65244 55,22913 03 0
Nebraska 236,76135 363,46754 71,27810 05 0
Nevada 203,974 44 199,24443 43,9869 4 00
New Hampshire 246,214 49 196,532 3948,39010 4 00
New Jersey 1,652,32954 1,103,07836 262,134 815 00
New Mexico 273,49549 232,751 42 32,2576 5 00
New York 3,756,177 59 1,933,49231 503,458 8 33 00
North Carolina 1,107,84944 1,225,93849 168,0597 014 0
North Dakota 106,905 40 125,05047 32,51512 03 0
Ohio 2,148,222 47 1,859,88340 483,20711 21 00
Oklahoma 488,105 40 582,31548 130,788 11 08 0
Oregon 649,641 47 538,15239 121,2219 7 00
Pennsylvania 2,215,81949 1,801,16940 430,984 10 23 00
Rhode Island 233,050 60 104,68327 43,72311 4 00
South Carolina 506,28344 573,458 50 64,386 50 8 0
South Dakota 139,333 43 150,543 46 31,25010 03 0
Tennessee 909,146 48 863,53046 105,9185 11 00
Texas 2,459,683 44 2,736,16749 378,5377 032 0
Utah 221,63333 361,91154 66,46110 05 0
Vermont 137,89453 80,35231 31,02412 3 00
Virginia 1,091,06045 1,138,35047 159,8617 013 0
Washington 1,123,32350 840,71237 201,0039 11 00
West Virginia 327,812 51 233,94637 71,63911 5 00
Wisconsin 1,071,97149 845,029 39 227,339 10 11 00
Wyoming 77,93437 105,388 50 25,92812 03 0
Total 47,402,357 49% 39,198,755 41% 8,085,402 8% 379 159 0
NOTE: Total electoral votes = 538. Total electoral votes needed to win = 270.
Source: Federal Election Commission.

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