United States presidential election in Illinois, 1996

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United States presidential election in Illinois, 1996
Illinois
1992 ←
November 5, 1996 → 2000

  Bill Clinton.jpg Bob Dole, PCCWW photo portrait.JPG Ross Perot.jpg
Nominee Bill Clinton Bob Dole Ross Perot
Party Democratic Republican Reform
Home state Arkansas Kansas Texas
Running mate Al Gore Jack Kemp Patrick Choate
Electoral vote 22 0 0
Popular vote 2,341,744 1,587,021 346,408
Percentage 54.3% 36.8% 8.1%

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County Results
  Clinton—80-90%
  Clinton—70-80%
  Clinton—60-70%
  Clinton—50-60%
  Dole—50-60%
  Dole—60-70%

President before election

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

The 1996 United States presidential election in Illinois took place on November 5, 1996 as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose 22 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Illinois was won by President Bill Clinton (D) over Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), with Clinton winning 54.32% to 36.81% by a margin of 17.51%. Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of America-TX) finished in third with 8.03% of the popular vote.[1]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Illinois, 1996
Party Candidate Running mate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton (Incumbent) Al Gore 2,341,744 54.32% 22
Republican Bob Dole Jack Kemp 1,587,021 36.81% 0
Reform Ross Perot Patrick Choate 346,408 8.03% 0
Libertarian Harry Browne Jo Jorgensen 22,548 0.52% 0
U.S. Taxpayers' Party Howard Phillips Joseph Zdonczyk[2][3] 7,606 0.18% 0
Natural Law Dr. John Hagelin Dr. V. Tompkins 4,606 0.11% 0
Write-in Ralph Nader 1,447 0.03% 0
No party Write-in 10 0.00% 0
Write-in Earl Dodge 1 0.00% 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Leip's Atlas of United States Presidential Election Results - 1996 Illinois Results
    http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?year=1996&fips=17&f=1&off=0&elect=0&minper=0
  2. ^ Illinois is one of the states where Howard Phillips's running mate (Herbert Titus) was replaced on the ballot by Joseph Zdonczyk.
  3. ^ President Elect - The Unofficial Home of the Electoral College - President Elect 1996
    http://presidentelect.org/e1996.html

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