1992 United States presidential election in Wyoming

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1992 United States presidential election in Wyoming

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Nominee George H.W. Bush Bill Clinton Ross Perot
Party Republican Democratic Independent
Home state Texas Arkansas Texas
Running mate Dan Quayle Al Gore James Stockdale
Electoral vote 3 0 0
Popular vote 79,347 68,160 51,263
Percentage 39.70% 34.10% 25.65%

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County Results

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

The 1992 United States presidential election in Wyoming took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose three representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Wyoming was won by incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 39.70 percent of the popular vote over Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 34.10 percent. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 25.65 percent of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush. This election was the closest result Wyoming had had in presidential election history, since 1948, when it narrowly voted for Harry S. Truman over Thomas E. Dewey.[2]

As of the 2016 presidential election, this is the last election in which Natrona County and Carbon County voted for the Democratic candidate.[3] It was also the first time any Wyoming county had voted for a Democrat since Jimmy Carter won Sweetwater County in 1976, and the first time Teton County voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since it voted for Franklin D. Roosevelt over Wendell Willkie in 1940.[4]

Results[edit]

1992 United States presidential election in Wyoming[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George H.W. Bush 79,347 39.70% 3
Democratic Bill Clinton 68,160 34.10% 0
Independent Ross Perot 51,263 25.65% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 844 0.42% 0
Independent Lenora Fulani 270 0.14% 0
Totals 199,884 100.00% 3

Results by county[edit]

County George H. W. Bush
Republican
William Jefferson Clinton
Democratic
Henry Ross Perot
Independent
Andre Verne Marrou[5]
Libertarian
Leonora Branch Fulani[5]
Independent
Margin Total votes cast
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Albany 4,176 32.75% 5,713 44.80% 2,862 22.45% 61 0.48% 27 0.21% -1,537 -11.97% 12,751
Big Horn 2,216 47.47% 1,216 26.05% 1,236 26.48% 16 0.34% 7 0.15% 980[a] 20.99% 4,668
Campbell 5,315 47.64% 2,709 24.28% 3,133 28.08% 38 0.34% 13 0.12% 2,182[a] 19.56% 11,157
Carbon 2,320 34.96% 2,737 41.24% 1,579 23.79% 22 0.33% 16 0.24% -417 -6.28% 6,636
Converse 2,159 45.68% 1,307 27.66% 1,260 26.66% 12 0.25% 9 0.19% 852 18.03% 4,726
Crook 1,377 51.71% 568 21.33% 718 26.96% 14 0.53% 3 0.11% 659[a] 24.75% 2,663
Fremont 5,387 39.19% 4,765 34.66% 3,594 26.15% 58 0.42% 22 0.16% 622 4.52% 13,746
Goshen 2,395 45.25% 1,754 33.14% 1,144 21.61% 11 0.21% 9 0.17% 641 12.11% 5,293
Hot Springs 978 41.27% 740 31.22% 652 27.51% 16 0.68% 4 0.17% 238 10.04% 2,370
Johnson 1,614 51.83% 656 21.07% 844 27.10% 23 0.74% 8 0.26% 770[a] 24.73% 3,114
Laramie 12,890 40.70% 12,177 38.44% 6,607 20.86% 126 0.40% 34 0.11% 713 2.25% 31,674
Lincoln 2,595 47.01% 1,430 25.91% 1,495 27.08% 24 0.43% 6 0.11% 1,100 19.93% 5,520
Natrona 9,717 35.75% 9,817 36.12% 7,647 28.13% 134 0.49% 31 0.11% -100 -0.37% 27,181
Niobrara 635 49.30% 298 23.14% 355 27.56% 5 0.39% 3 0.23% 280[a] 21.74% 1,288
Park 5,218 46.87% 2,771 24.89% 3,145 28.25% 40 0.36% 10 0.09% 2,073[a] 18.62% 11,134
Platte 1,668 41.47% 1,398 34.76% 956 23.77% 23 0.57% 5 0.12% 270 6.71% 4,022
Sheridan 4,303 37.49% 4,139 36.06% 3,035 26.44% 50 0.44% 24 0.21% 164 1.43% 11,477
Sublette 1,168 46.13% 536 21.17% 828 32.70% 18 0.71% 2 0.08% 340[a] 13.43% 2,532
Sweetwater 4,476 30.30% 6,417 43.44% 3,879 26.26% 49 0.33% 13 0.09% -1,941 -13.14% 14,772
Teton 2,854 34.33% 3,120 37.53% 2,340 28.15% 28 0.34% 5 0.06% -266 -3.20% 8,314
Uinta 2,701 39.78% 2,047 30.15% 2,041 30.06% 28 0.41% 11 0.16% 654 9.63% 6,789
Washakie 1,720 43.86% 1,118 28.51% 1,084 27.64% 46 1.17% 6 0.15% 602 15.35% 3,922
Weston 1,465 48.49% 727 24.06% 829 27.44% 2 0.07% 2 0.07% 636[a] 21.05% 3,021
Totals 79,347 39.92% 68,160 34.29% 51,263 25.79% 844 0.42% 270 0.14% 11,187 5.63% 198,770

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h In this county where Clinton ran third behind Bush and Perot, margin given is Bush vote minus Perot vote and eprcentage margin Bush percentage minus Perot percentage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results – Wyoming". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 11 June 2012.
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 11 June 2012.
  3. ^ Sullivan, Robert David; ‘How the Red and Blue Map Evolved Over the Past Century’; America Magazine in The National Catholic Review; June 29, 2016
  4. ^ Menendez, Albert J.; The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004, pp. 342-343 ISBN 0786422173
  5. ^ a b Our Campaigns; WY US President Race, November 03, 1992