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Presidential Election of 2000, Electoral and Popular Vote Summary

This table provides information about the election results between candidates Albert A. Gore, George W. Bush, and Ralph Nader

Principal Candidates for President and Vice President:
Republican—George W. Bush; Richard B. Cheney (winner)
Democratic—Albert A. Gore, Jr.; Joseph I. Lieberman
Green—Ralph Nader; Winona LaDuke

 George W.
Bush
Albert A.
Gore, Jr.
Ralph
Nader
Electoral votes
 Popular
vote
% Popular
vote
% Popular
vote
% R DG
Alabama 941,17356%692,61142%18,323 1%9  
Alaska 167,3985979,0042828,747103  
Arizona 781,65251685,3414545,645 38  
Arkansas 472,94051422,7684613,421 16  
California 4,567,429425,861,20353418,707 4 54 
Colorado 883,74851738,2274291,434 58  
Connecticut 561,09438816,0155664,452 4 8 
Delaware 137,28842180,068558,307 3 3 
DC18,0739171,9238510,576 5 21 
Florida2,912,790492,912,2534997,488 225  
Georgia 1,419,720551,116,2304313,4322 113  
Hawaii 137,84537205,2865621,623 6 4 
Idaho 336,93767138,6372812,2922 24  
Illinois 2,019,421432,589,02655103,759 2 22 
Indiana 1,245,83657901,9804118,5312 112  
Iowa 634,37348638,5174929,374 2 7 
Kansas 622,33258399,2763736,086 36  
Kentucky 872,49257638,8984123,192 28  
Louisiana 927,87153792,3444520,473 19  
Maine 286,61644319,9514937,127 6 4 
Maryland813,797401,145,7825653,768 3 10 
Massachusetts 878,502331,616,48760173,564 6 12 
Michigan 1,953,139462,170,4185184,165 2 18 
Minnesota 1,109,659461,168,26648126,696 5 10 
Mississippi 572,84458404,614418,122 17  
Missouri 1,189,924501,111,1384738,515 211  
Montana 240,17858137,1263324,437 63  
Nebraska 433,86262231,7803324,540 45  
Nevada 301,57550279,9784615,008 24  
New Hampshire 273,55948266,3484722,198 44  
New Jersey 1,284,173401,788,8505694,554 3 15 
New Mexico286,41748286,7834821,251 4 5 
New York 2,403,374354,107,69760244,030 4 33 
North Carolina 1,631,163561,257,6924314  
North Dakota 174,8526195,284339,486 33  
Ohio 2,351,209502,186,19046117,857 321  
Oklahoma 744,33760474,276388  
Oregon713,57747720,3424777,357 5 7 
Pennsylvania 2,281,127462,485,96751103,392 2 23 
Rhode Island 130,55532249,5086125,052 6 4 
South Carolina 785,93757565,5614120,200 18  
South Dakota 190,70060118,804383  
Tennessee 1,061,94951981,7204719,781 111  
Texas 3,799,639592,433,74638137,994 232  
Utah 515,09667203,0532635,850 55  
Vermont 119,77541149,0225120,374 7 3 
Virginia 1,437,490521,217,2904459,398 213  
Washington 1,108,864451,247,65250103,002 4 11 
West Virginia 336,47552295,4974610,680 25  
Wisconsin 1,237,279481,242,9874894,070 4 11 
Wyoming 147,9476860,481284,6252 23  
Total 50,456,00247.87%50,999,89748.38%2,882,9552.74%271266 
NOTE: Total electoral votes = 538. Total electoral votes needed to win = 270. Dash (—) indicates not on ballot.
Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding and other candidates.
1. The District of Columbia has 3 votes. There was 1 abstention.
2. Write-in votes.
Source: Federal Election Commission.

Voting age population (Census Bureau Population Survey for Nov. 2000): 205,815,000
Percentage of voting age population casting a vote for president: 51.3%


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