United States presidential election in Kentucky, 1996
|Elections in Kentucky|
The 1996 United States presidential election in Kentucky took place on November 5, 1996 as part of the 1996 United States presidential election. Voters chose 8 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.
Kentucky was won by President Bill Clinton (D) over Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), with Clinton winning 45.84% to 44.88% by a margin of 0.96%. Billionaire businessman Ross Perot (Reform Party of the United States of America-TX) finished in third with 8.67% of the popular vote. As of 2016, this is the last time that the Democratic nominee carried Kentucky.
|United States presidential election in Kentucky, 1996|
|Party||Candidate||Running mate||Votes||Percentage||Electoral votes|
|Democratic||Bill Clinton (incumbent)||Al Gore (incumbent)||636,614||45.84%||8|
|Republican||Bob Dole||Jack Kemp||623,283||44.88%||0|
|Reform||Ross Perot||Patrick Choate||120,396||8.67%||0|
|Libertarian||Harry Browne||Jo Jorgensen||4,009||0.29%||0|
|U.S. Taxpayers'||Howard Phillips||Herbert Titus||2,204||0.16%||0|
|Natural Law||Dr. John Hagelin||Dr. V. Tompkins||1,493||0.11%||0|
|Write-in||Ralph Nader||Winona LaDuke||701||0.05%||0|
- Dave Leip's Atlas of United States Presidential Election Results - 1996 Kentucky Results