1996 United States presidential election in Delaware
|Elections in Delaware|
The 1996 United States presidential election in Delaware took place on November 5, 1996, as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose 3 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.
Delaware was won by President Bill Clinton (D) over Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), with Clinton winning 51.82% to 36.58% by a margin of 15.24%. Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of America-TX) finished in third, with 10.60% of the popular vote. As of the 2016 presidential election[update], this is the last election in which Sussex County voted for the Democratic candidate.
|United States presidential election in Delaware, 1996|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Votes||Percentage||Electoral votes|
|Democratic||Bill Clinton (incumbent)||Al Gore||140,355||51.82%||3|
|Republican||Bob Dole||Jack Kemp||99,062||36.58%||0|
|Unaffiliated||Ross Perot||Patrick Choate||28,719||10.60%||0|
|Libertarian||Harry Browne||Jo Jorgensen||2,052||0.76%||0|
|U.S. Taxpayers' Party||Howard Phillips||Herbert Titus||348||0.13%||0|
|Natural Law||Dr. John Hagelin||Mike Tompkins||274||0.10%||0|
|Write-in||Ralph Nader||Winona LaDuke||18||0.01%||0|