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
%RDG
Alabama 941,17356%692,61142%18,3231%9  
Alaska 167,3985979,0042828,747103  
Arizona 781,65251685,3414545,64538  
Arkansas 472,94051422,7684613,42116  
California 4,567,429425,861,20353418,7074 54 
Colorado 883,74851738,2274291,43458  
Connecticut 561,09438816,0155664,4524 8 
Delaware 137,28842180,068558,3073 3 
DC18,0739171,9238510,5765 21 
Florida2,912,790492,912,2534997,488225  
Georgia 1,419,720551,116,2304313,4322113  
Hawaii 137,84537205,2865621,6236 4 
Idaho 336,93767138,6372812,292224  
Illinois 2,019,421432,589,02655103,7592 22 
Indiana 1,245,83657901,9804118,5312112  
Iowa 634,37348638,5174929,3742 7 
Kansas 622,33258399,2763736,08636  
Kentucky 872,49257638,8984123,19228  
Louisiana 927,87153792,3444520,47319  
Maine 286,61644319,9514937,1276 4 
Maryland813,797401,145,7825653,7683 10 
Massachusetts 878,502331,616,48760173,5646 12 
Michigan 1,953,139462,170,4185184,1652 18 
Minnesota 1,109,659461,168,26648126,6965 10 
Mississippi 572,84458404,614418,12217  
Missouri 1,189,924501,111,1384738,515211  
Montana 240,17858137,1263324,43763  
Nebraska 433,86262231,7803324,54045  
Nevada 301,57550279,9784615,00824  
New Hampshire 273,55948266,3484722,19844  
New Jersey 1,284,173401,788,8505694,5543 15 
New Mexico286,41748286,7834821,2514 5 
New York 2,403,374354,107,69760244,0304 33 
North Carolina 1,631,163561,257,6924314  
North Dakota 174,8526195,284339,48633  
Ohio 2,351,209502,186,19046117,857321  
Oklahoma 744,33760474,276388  
Oregon713,57747720,3424777,3575 7 
Pennsylvania 2,281,127462,485,96751103,3922 23 
Rhode Island 130,55532249,5086125,0526 4 
South Carolina 785,93757565,5614120,20018  
South Dakota 190,70060118,804383  
Tennessee 1,061,94951981,7204719,781111  
Texas 3,799,639592,433,74638137,994232  
Utah 515,09667203,0532635,85055  
Vermont 119,77541149,0225120,3747 3 
Virginia 1,437,490521,217,2904459,398213  
Washington 1,108,864451,247,65250103,0024 11 
West Virginia 336,47552295,4974610,68025  
Wisconsin 1,237,279481,242,9874894,0704 11 
Wyoming 147,9476860,481284,625223  
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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