United States presidential election in Michigan, 1992

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United States presidential election in Michigan, 1992
Michigan
1988 ←
November 3, 1992 → 1996

  44 Bill Clinton 3x4.jpg 43 George H.W. Bush 3x4.jpg RossPerotColor.jpg
Nominee Bill Clinton George H.W. Bush Ross Perot
Party Democratic Republican Independent
Home state Arkansas Texas Texas
Running mate Al Gore Dan Quayle James Stockdale
Electoral vote 18 0 0
Popular vote 1,871,182 1,554,940 824,813
Percentage 43.77% 36.38% 19.30%

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County Results
  Clinton—>70%
  Clinton—60-70%
  Clinton—50-60%
  Clinton—40-50%
  Bush—40-50%
  Bush—50-60%
  Bush—60-70%
  Bush—>70%
  Perot—40-50%

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Clinton on campaign. Seen here with local Democratic notables in front of Rackham School at the University of Michigan in October, 1992.

The 1992 United States presidential election in Michigan took place on November 3, 1992, as part of the 1992 United States presidential election. Voters chose eighteen representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

Michigan was won by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 43.77% of the popular vote over incumbent President George H.W. Bush (R-Texas) with 36.38%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third with 19.30% of the popular vote.[1] Clinton ultimately won the national vote, defeating incumbent President Bush.[2] This was the first time that a Democratic presidential candidate carried Michigan since 1968.

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Michigan, 1992[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton 1,871,182 43.77% 18
Republican George H.W. Bush 1,554,940 36.38% 0
Independent Ross Perot 824,813 19.30% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 10,175 0.24% 0
Taxpayers’ Howard Phillips 8,263 0.19% 0
Natural Law Dr. John Hagelin 2,954 0.07% 0
Socialist Equality Helen Halyard 1,432 0.03% 0
Write-ins 914 0.02% 0
Totals 4,274,673 100.0% 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1992 Presidential General Election Results - Michigan". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012.