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 also a candidate in the 2008 and 2016 Democratic presidential primaries. In 2016, Clinton was her party's presidential candidate; she won the national popular vote in that election by nearly 3 million votes, but her Republican opponent, Donald Trump, won the Electoral College and thus the presidency.[1]

1978 and 1980 Legal Services Corporation nominations[edit]

United States Senate confirmations to the Legal Services Corporation:[2][3]

1978

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

1980

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

2000 New York United States Senate election[edit]

2000 Democratic primary election results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hillary Clinton 565,353 81.98
Democratic Mark P. McMahon 124,315 18.03
2000 United States Senate election in New York[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hillary Rodham Clinton 3,562,415
Working Families Hillary Rodham Clinton 102,094
Liberal Hillary Rodham Clinton 82,801
total Hillary Rodham Clinton 3,747,310 55.27
Republican Rick Lazio 2,724,589
Conservative Rick Lazio 191,141
total Rick Lazio 2,915,730 43.01
Independence 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

2006 New York United States Senate election[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
2006 United States Senate election in New York[6][7]
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 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

2008 United States presidential election[edit]

2008 Democratic Party primary elections[edit]

Cumulative primary and caucus votes, excluding penalized contests:

  • 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%)

Cumulative primary and caucus votes, 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%)

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

2008 Democratic Party delegate count[edit]

2008 Democratic National Convention
(2,118 delegates were needed to secure nomination)
[8]
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

2009 United States Secretary of State nomination[edit]

2009 United States Senate confirmation to be Secretary of State
January 21, 2009
[9]
Party All votes
Democratic Republican independent
Yea 53 39 2 94
Nay 0 2 0 2
Simple majority (49 of 96 votes) required – Nomination confirmed

2016 United States presidential election[edit]

2016 Democratic Party primary elections[edit]

Cumulative results of the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries[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 Party delegate count[edit]

2016 Democratic National Convention
(2,382 delegates needed to secure nomination)[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%)

2016 U.S. presidential election[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merica, Dan (September 14, 2017). "Clinton: It's time to abolish the Electoral College". CNN. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  2. ^ "Jimmy Carter: NOMINATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE SENATE Week Ending Friday,".
  3. ^ "Jimmy Carter: NOMINATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE SENATE Week Ending".
  4. ^ "2000 U.S. SENATE RESULTS". Federal Election Commission. June 21, 2001.
  5. ^ "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 7, 2000" (PDF). Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. June 21, 2001.
  6. ^ untitled
  7. ^ New York State Board of Elections General Election Results, Certified December 14, 2006
  8. ^ ""Democratic Convention 2008"". The Green Papers.
  9. ^ "Roll Call Vote 111th Congress, 1st Session: On the Nomination of Hillary Rodham Clinton, of New York, to be Secretary of State". Vote number 6. Washington, D.C.: Secretary of the Senate. January 21, 2009. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  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.