1992 United States presidential election in Connecticut
|Elections in Connecticut|
The 1992 United States presidential election in Connecticut took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose eight representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Connecticut was won by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 42.21% of the popular vote over incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 35.78%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 21.58% of the popular vote. Clinton won Connecticut by a margin of 6.43%, ending the state's status as a swing state, as it has voted Democratic in every election since. Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush. Clinton also became the first Democratic presidential candidate since Hubert Humphrey in 1968 to win the state. As of the 2016 presidential election[update], this is the last election in which Fairfield County voted for the Republican candidate.
|United States presidential election in Connecticut, 1992|
|Republican||George H.W. Bush (incumbent)||578,313||35.78%||0|
|New Alliance||Lenora Fulani||1,363||0.08%||0|
|Voter Turnout (Voting age/Registered)||64%/82%|
- "1992 Presidential General Election Results - Connecticut". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
- "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012.