United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1992

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United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1992
Minnesota
1988 ←
November 3, 1992
→ 1996

  44 Bill Clinton 3x4.jpg 43 George H.W. Bush 3x4.jpg RossPerotColor.jpg
Nominee Bill Clinton George H.W. Bush Ross Perot
Party DFL Republican Independent
Home state Arkansas Texas Texas
Running mate Al Gore Dan Quayle James Stockdale
Electoral vote 10 0 0
Popular vote 1,020,997 747,841 562,506
Percentage 43.48% 31.85% 23.96%

Minnesota Presidential Election Results by County, 1992.svg

County Results
  Clinton—50-60%
  Clinton—40-50%
  Clinton—<40%
  Bush—<40%
  Bush—40-50%

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

The 1992 United States presidential election in Minnesota took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose ten representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Minnesota was won by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 43.48% of the popular vote over incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) who took 31.85%, a victory margin of 11.63%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third with 23.96% of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush.[2]

April 7, 1992, saw the first presidential primary in Minnesota since 1956. Clinton won a plurality of votes in the DFL primary and Bush won in the IR election.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1992[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton 1,020,997 43.48% 10
Republican George H.W. Bush (incumbent) 747,841 31.85% 0
Independent Ross Perot 562,506 23.96% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 3,374 0.14% 0
America First James "Bo" Gritz 3,363 0.14% 0
Grassroots Jack Herer 2,659 0.11% 0
Write-ins 2,499 0.11% 0
Natural Law John Hagelin 1,406 0.06% 0
Socialist Workers James Warren 990 0.04% 0
New Alliance Lenora Fulani 958 0.04% 0
U.S. Taxpayers' Howard Phillips 733 0.03% 0
Democrats for Economic Recovery Lyndon LaRouche 622 0.03% 0
Totals 2,347,948 100.0% 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results - Minnesota". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012.