The 1996 United States presidential election in Iowa took place on November 7, 1996, as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose 7 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
Iowa was won by Democratic incumbent President Bill Clinton over Republican Senator Bob Dole of Kansas, with Clinton winning 50.26% of the vote to Dole's 39.92%, a margin of 10.34%. The Reform Party candidate, billionaire businessman Ross Perot, finished in third with 8.52% of the popular vote.
Iowa is one of thirteen states where on the election ballot, James Campbell of California, Perot's former boss at IBM, was listed as a stand-in Vice-Presidential candidate.
|United States presidential election in Iowa, 1996
||Bill Clinton (incumbent)
||Dr. John Hagelin
||Dr. V. Tompkins
||Albion W. Knight Jr.
|Voter Turnout (Voting age/Registered)
- ^ a b c d Dave Leip's Atlas of United States Presidential Election Results - 1996 Iowa Results
- ^ Perot Names Stand-in Veep Candidate
- ^ Iowa is one of the states where Ralph Nader's running mate (Winona LaDuke) was replaced on the ballot by Anne Goeke.
- ^ President Elect - 1996