1992 United States presidential election in New Mexico

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United States presidential election in New Mexico, 1992

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Nominee Bill Clinton George H.W. Bush Ross Perot
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Home state Arkansas Texas Texas
Running mate Al Gore Dan Quayle James Stockdale
Electoral vote 5 0 0
Popular vote 261,617 212,824 91,895
Percentage 45.90% 37.34% 16.12%

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County Results
  Clinton—60-70%
  Clinton—50-60%
  Clinton—40-50%
  Bush—40-50%
  Bush—50-60%

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

The 1992 United States presidential election in New Mexico took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. This was the 20th U.S. Presidential election that New Mexico participated in since 1912. New Mexico voters chose five electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

New Mexico was won by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 45.90 percent of the popular vote over incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 37.34 percent. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 16.12 percent of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush.[2]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in New Mexico, 1992[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton 261,617 45.90% 5
Republican George H.W. Bush (incumbent) 212,824 37.34% 0
Independent Ross Perot 91,895 16.12% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 1,615 0.28% 0
U.S. Taxpayers' Howard Phillips 620 0.11% 0
Natural Law John Hagelin 562 0.10% 0
New Alliance Lenora Fulani 369 0.06% 0
Socialist Workers James Warren 183 0.03% 0
Workers World Gloria La Riva 181 0.03% 0
Prohibition Earl Dodge 120 0.02% 0
Totals 569,986 100.0% 5

Results by county[edit]

William Jefferson Clinton
Democratic
George Herbert Walker Bush
Republican
Henry Ross Perot
Independent
Various candidates
Other parties
Margin
County % # % # % # % # % #
Taos 66.01% 7,051 21.16% 2,260 12.17% 1,300 0.66% 70 44.86% 4,791
Rio Arriba 67.86% 7,832 23.22% 2,680 8.53% 984 0.40% 46 44.64% 5,152
San Miguel 65.90% 6,186 23.26% 2,183 10.28% 965 0.56% 53 42.64% 4,003
Santa Fe 63.35% 27,189 22.56% 9,684 13.18% 5,656 0.90% 388 40.79% 17,505
Mora 64.23% 1,555 27.59% 668 7.77% 188 0.41% 10 36.64% 887
McKinley 60.56% 9,405 30.39% 4,720 8.40% 1,304 0.66% 102 30.17% 4,685
Grant 54.52% 5,603 28.38% 2,917 16.40% 1,685 0.70% 72 26.14% 2,686
Guadalupe 58.28% 1,225 32.87% 691 8.23% 173 0.62% 13 25.40% 534
Cibola 53.06% 3,334 32.64% 2,051 13.48% 847 0.83% 52 20.42% 1,283
Colfax 49.87% 2,607 33.09% 1,730 16.66% 871 0.38% 20 16.78% 877
Socorro 47.77% 2,908 35.91% 2,186 15.08% 918 1.25% 76 11.86% 722
Sandoval 46.45% 10,951 36.02% 8,491 16.77% 3,954 0.76% 178 10.44% 2,460
Doña Ana 44.99% 19,894 36.88% 16,308 17.37% 7,682 0.75% 333 8.11% 3,586
Luna 42.04% 2,637 34.53% 2,166 23.04% 1,445 0.38% 24 7.51% 471
Valencia 44.70% 7,495 37.60% 6,305 17.31% 2,902 0.39% 66 7.10% 1,190
Bernalillo 45.27% 90,863 38.52% 77,304 15.57% 31,241 0.64% 1,290 6.76% 13,559
Hidalgo 42.98% 995 37.62% 871 19.09% 442 0.30% 7 5.36% 124
Sierra 40.09% 1,771 35.36% 1,562 23.88% 1,055 0.68% 30 4.73% 209
Eddy 40.70% 7,409 40.18% 7,313 18.84% 3,430 0.27% 50 0.53% 96
Quay 40.99% 1,758 41.01% 1,759 17.60% 755 0.40% 17 -0.02% -1
Torrance 39.88% 1,662 40.00% 1,667 19.44% 810 0.67% 28 -0.12% -5
Los Alamos 36.62% 3,897 40.59% 4,320 21.98% 2,339 0.81% 86 -3.97% -423
De Baca 38.06% 451 44.39% 526 17.22% 204 0.34% 4 -6.33% -75
Harding 39.53% 268 46.02% 312 14.45% 98 0.00% 0 -6.49% -44
San Juan 37.32% 11,302 44.30% 13,415 17.67% 5,351 0.70% 213 -6.98% -2,113
Otero 33.19% 5,377 46.17% 7,481 20.10% 3,257 0.54% 88 -12.99% -2,104
Chaves 33.65% 6,360 46.95% 8,872 19.00% 3,590 0.40% 76 -13.29% -2,512
Roosevelt 33.35% 2,172 49.36% 3,215 16.66% 1,085 0.63% 41 -16.01% -1,043
Lincoln 29.54% 1,730 45.57% 2,669 24.43% 1,431 0.46% 27 -16.03% -939
Lea 30.94% 5,047 48.56% 7,921 19.82% 3,233 0.67% 110 -17.62% -2,874
Catron 29.94% 465 49.65% 771 18.61% 289 1.80% 28 -19.70% -306
Union 27.99% 519 52.59% 975 19.15% 355 0.27% 5 -24.60% -456
Curry 29.28% 3,699 54.07% 6,831 16.27% 2,056 0.37% 47 -24.79% -3,132

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results - New Mexico". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 9 June 2012.