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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
%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 4,567,429425,861,20353418,707454
Colorado 883,74851738,2274291,43458
Connecticut 561,09438816,0155664,45248
Delaware 137,28842180,068558,30733
DC18,0739171,9238510,576521
Florida2,912,790492,912,2534997,488225
Georgia 1,419,720551,116,2304313,4322113
Hawaii 137,84537205,2865621,62364
Idaho 336,93767138,6372812,292224
Illinois 2,019,421432,589,02655103,759222
Indiana 1,245,83657901,9804118,5312112
Iowa 634,37348638,5174929,37427
Kansas 622,33258399,2763736,08636
Kentucky 872,49257638,8984123,19228
Louisiana 927,87153792,3444520,47319
Maine 286,61644319,9514937,12764
Maryland813,797401,145,7825653,768310
Massachusetts 878,502331,616,48760173,564612
Michigan 1,953,139462,170,4185184,165218
Minnesota 1,109,659461,168,26648126,696510
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 1,284,173401,788,8505694,554315
New Mexico286,41748286,7834821,25145
New York 2,403,374354,107,69760244,030433
North Carolina 1,631,163561,257,69243??14
North Dakota 174,8526195,284339,48633
Ohio 2,351,209502,186,19046117,857321
Oklahoma 744,33760474,27638??8
Oregon713,57747720,3424777,35757
Pennsylvania 2,281,127462,485,96751103,392223
Rhode Island 130,55532249,5086125,05264
South Carolina 785,93757565,5614120,20018
South Dakota 190,70060118,80438??3
Tennessee 1,061,94951981,7204719,781111
Texas 3,799,639592,433,74638137,994232
Utah 515,09667203,0532635,85055
Vermont 119,77541149,0225120,37473
Virginia 1,437,490521,217,2904459,398213
Washington 1,108,864451,247,65250103,002411
West Virginia 336,47552295,4974610,68025
Wisconsin 1,237,279481,242,9874894,070411
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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