Electoral history of Hillary Clinton

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Hillary Clinton, a Democrat, served as the 67th United States Secretary of State (2009–2013), United States Senator from New York (2001–2009), and First Lady of the United States (1993–2001).`She was a candidate for the 2008 and Democratic presidential primary and won the 2016 nomination. Clinton is one of few politicians who has won the popular vote in every election she was a candidate.

Legal Services Corporation nominations, 1978 and 1980[edit]

Confirmation in the United States Senate:[1][2]

1978

  • Confirmed for a two-year term, expiring in 1980.

1980

  • Confirmed for a three-year term, expiring in 1983.

New York United States Senate election, 2000[edit]

2000 Democratic primary election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hillary Clinton 565,353 81.98
Democratic Mark P. McMahon 124,315 18.03
United States Senate election in New York, 2000[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hillary Rodham Clinton 3,562,415
Working Families Hillary Rodham Clinton 102,094
Liberal (N.Y.) Hillary Rodham Clinton 82,801
total Hillary Rodham Clinton 3,747,310 55.27
Republican Rick Lazio 2,724,589
Conservative (N.Y.) Rick Lazio 191,141
total Rick Lazio 2,915,730 43.01
Independence (N.Y.) Jeffrey Graham 43,181 0.64
Green Mark Dunau 40,991 0.60
Right to Life John Adefope 21,439 0.32
Libertarian John Clifton 4,734 0.07
Constitution Louis Wein 3,414 0.05
Socialist Workers Jacob Perasso 3,040 0.04

New York United States Senate election, 2006[edit]

Clinton
2006 Working Families primary election results
Party Candidate Votes %
Working Families Hillary Rodham Clinton (Incumbent) 9,364 93.64
Working Families Jonathan B. Tasini 636 6.36
Total votes 10,000 100.00
2006 Democratic primary election results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hillary Rodham Clinton (Incumbent) 640,955 83.68
Democratic Jonathan B. Tasini 124,999 16.32
Total votes 765,954 100.00
United States Senate election in New York, 2006[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hillary Rodham Clinton 2,698,931
Independence Hillary Rodham Clinton 160,705
Working Families Hillary Rodham Clinton 148,792
total Hillary Rodham Clinton (Incumbent) 3,008,428 67.0
Republican John Spencer 1,212,902
Conservative (N.Y.) John Spencer 179,287
total John Spencer 1,392,189 31.0
Green Howie Hawkins 55,469 1.2
Libertarian Jeff Russell 20,996 0.5
Socialist Equality Bill Van Auken 6,004 0.1
Socialist Workers Roger Calero 6,967 0.2
Majority 1,616,239 36.0
Turnout 4,490,053 38.48%
Democratic hold

United States presidential election, 2008[edit]

Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2008

Excluding penalized contests, only primary and caucuses votes:

  • Barack Obama - 16,706,853 (49.03%)
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton - 16,239,821 (47.66%)
  • John Edwards* - 742,010 (2.17%)
  • Bill Richardson* - 89,054 (0.26%)
  • Uncommitted - 82,660 (0.24%)
  • Dennis Kucinich* - 68,482 (0.2%)
  • Joe Biden* - 64,041 (0.18%)
  • Mike Gravel* - 27,662 (0.08%)
  • Christopher Dodd* - 25,300 (0.07%)
  • Others - 22,556 (0.06%)

Including penalized contests:

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton - 18,225,175 (48.03%)
  • Barack Obama - 17,988,182 (47.41%)
  • John Edwards* - 1,006,275 (2.65%)
  • Uncommitted - 299,610 (0.79%)
  • Bill Richardson* - 106,073 (0.28%)
  • Dennis Kucinich* - 103,994 (0.27%)
  • Joe Biden* - 81,641 (0.22%)
  • Scattering - 44,348 (0.12%)
  • Mike Gravel* - 40,251 (0.11%)
  • Christopher Dodd* - 35,281 (0.09%)

(* - dropped out from race before end of caucuses and primaries)

2008 Democratic delegate counts (just before dropping out): (2,118 delegates needed to secure nomination)[7]

Candidate Pledged Delegates Total delegates
(including superdelegates)
Floor vote
Barack Obama 1,765 2,156 3,188.5
Hillary Rodham Clinton 1,637 1,922 1,010.5
John Edwards 4 6 0

Secretary of State nomination, 2009[edit]

Confirmation in the United States Senate:[8]

  • Yea - 94
  • Nay - 2
  • Non-voting - 2

United States presidential election, 2016[edit]

2016 Democratic presidential primaries popular vote [9]

Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2016[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hillary Clinton 16,849,779 55.23
Democratic Bernie Sanders 13,167,848 43.12
Democratic Martin O'Malley 110,423 0.36
Democratic Other 395,523 1.30

2016 Democratic delegate counts: (2,382 delegates needed to secure nomination)

2016 Democratic National Convention[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hillary Clinton 2,842 59.7
Democratic Bernie Sanders 1,865 39.1
Democratic Abstention 56 1.2
Candidate Pledged delegates Convention Floor vote
Hillary Rodham Clinton 2,205 (54.43%) 2,842 (59.67%)
Bernie Sanders 1,846 (45.57%) 1,865 (39.16%)
Martin O'Malley 0 0
Available 0 56 (1.17%)

United States presidential election, 2016

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jimmy Carter: NOMINATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE SENATE Week Ending Friday,".
  2. ^ "Jimmy Carter: NOMINATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE SENATE Week Ending".
  3. ^ "2000 U.S. SENATE RESULTS". Federal Election Commission. June 21, 2001.
  4. ^ "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 7, 2000" (PDF). Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. June 21, 2001.
  5. ^ untitled
  6. ^ New York State Board of Elections General Election Results, Certified December 14, 2006
  7. ^ ""Democratic Convention 2008"". The Green Papers.
  8. ^ Phillips, Kate (January 21, 2009). "Senate Confirms Clinton as Secretary of State". The New York Times.
  9. ^ "Democratic Convention 2016". The Green Papers. February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  10. ^ "Democratic Convention 2016". The Green Papers. February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  11. ^ "Democratic Convention 2016". The Green Papers. February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2016.