1996 United States presidential election in the District of Columbia

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1996 United States presidential election in the District of Columbia
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  1992 November 5, 1996 2000  
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Nominee Bill Clinton Bob Dole
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Arkansas Kansas
Running mate Al Gore Jack Kemp
Electoral vote30
Popular vote158,22017,339
Percentage85.19%9.34%

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District Result
Clinton
  80-90%


President before election

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

The 1996 United States presidential election in the District of Columbia took place on November 5, 1996, as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Contents

Washington, D.C. was won by President Bill Clinton (D) over Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), with Clinton winning 85.19% to 9.34% by a margin of 75.85%. Political activist Ralph Nader (Green Party) finished in third, with 2.57% of the popular vote, and businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party) finished in fourth, with 1.94%. [1]

Washington, D.C. was again Ross Perot's worst performance in the country. This is also the only time Perot finished fourth in any location in either 1992 or 1996.

Results

1996 United States presidential election in Washington, D. C.
PartyCandidateRunning mateVotesPercentageElectoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton (incumbent) Al Gore 158,22085.19%3
Republican Bob Dole Jack Kemp 17,3399.34%0
Green Ralph Nader Winona LaDuke 4,7802.57%0
Reform Ross Perot Patrick Choate 3,6111.94%0
No party Write-in 6480.35%0
Libertarian Harry Browne Jo Jorgensen 5880.32%0
Natural Law Dr. John Hagelin Dr. V. Tompkins 2830.15%0
Socialist Workers Party James Harris Laura Garza 2570.14%0

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References

  1. Dave Leip's Atlas of United States Presidential Election Results - 1996 Washington, D. C. Results