Missouri gubernatorial election, 2000

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 2000
Missouri
1996 ←
November 7, 2000
→ 2004

  Holden2.jpg Jim Talent official photo.jpg
Nominee Bob Holden Jim Talent
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,152,752 1,131,307
Percentage 49.12% 48.21%

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County results

Governor before election

Roger B. Wilson
Democratic

Elected Governor

Bob Holden
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 2000 was Missouri's fiftieth gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 7, 2000 and resulted in a narrow victory for the Democratic nominee, State Treasurer of Missouri Bob Holden, over the Republican candidate, Representative Jim Talent, and several other candidates.

Results[edit]

2000 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Bob Holden 1,152,752 49.12 -8.05
Republican Jim Talent 1,131,307 48.21 +7.78
Independent Larry Rice 34,431 1.47
Libertarian John M. Swenson 11,274 0.48 -1.92
Green Lavoy (Zaki Baruti) Reed 9,008 0.38 +0.38
Reform Richard Kline 4,916 0.21 +0.21
Constitution Richard L. Smith 3,142 0.13 +0.13
Majority 21,445 0.91 -15.82
Turnout 2,346,830 41.94 +0.07
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race - Nov 07, 2000". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-11. 
  2. ^ "Official Election Returns - November 7, 2000 General Election". Sos.mo.gov. Retrieved 2013-02-11.