United States presidential election in Oklahoma, 2000

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United States presidential election in Oklahoma, 2000
Oklahoma
1996 ←
November 7, 2000 → 2004

  George-W-Bush.jpeg Al Gore, Vice President of the United States, official portrait 1994.jpg
Nominee George W. Bush Al Gore
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Texas Tennessee
Running mate Dick Cheney Joe Lieberman
Electoral vote 8 0
Popular vote 744,337 474,276
Percentage 60.31% 38.43%

Oklahoma Election Results by County, 2000.svg

County Results
  Gore—50-60%
  Gore—<50%
  Bush—50-60%
  Bush—60-70%
  Bush—70-80%
  Bush—80-90%

President before election

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Elected President

George W. Bush
Republican

The 2000 United States presidential election in Oklahoma took place on November 7, 2000 throughout all 50 states and D.C., which was part of the 2000 United States presidential election. Voters chose 8 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Oklahoma was won by Governor George W. Bush with a 21.88% margin of victory. Despite Al Gore's loss in the state, he is the most recent Democrat to win any of its counties in a Presidential Election.

Electors[edit]

The electors of each state and the District of Columbia met on December 18, 2000[1] to cast their votes for President and Vice President. The Electoral College itself never meets as one body. Instead the electors from each state and the District of Columbia met in their respective capitols.

The following were the members of the Electoral College from the state. All were pledged to and voted for George Bush and Dick Cheney:[2]

  1. Steve Byas
  2. James Cruson
  3. Paul Hollrah
  4. Kristal Markowitz
  5. Bob McDowell
  6. Donald O'Nesky
  7. Tom Prince
  8. George W. Wiland

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Oklahoma, 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George W. Bush 744,337 60.31% 8
Democratic Al Gore 474,276 38.43% 0
Reform Pat Buchanan 9,014 0.73% 0
Libertarian Harry Browne 6,602 0.53% 0

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