United States presidential election in Montana, 1992

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United States presidential election in Montana, 1992
Montana
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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 3 0 0
Popular vote 154,507 144,207 107,225
Percentage 37.6% 35.1% 26.1%

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County Results[1]
  Clinton—60-70%
  Clinton—50-60%
  Clinton—40-50%
  Clinton—30-40%
  Bush—30-40%
  Bush—40-50%
  Bush—50-60%

Montana 1992 presidential results by county.png
Results by county showing number of votes by size and candidates by color. [2]

President before election

George H. W. Bush
Republican

Elected President

Bill Clinton
Democratic

The 1992 United States presidential election in Montana was won on November 3, 1992, by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with a 37.63% of the popular vote plurality over incumbent President George H. W. Bush's (R-Texas) 35.12%, and businessman Ross Perot's (I-Texas) 26.12%.[3] All of Montana's three electoral votes were assigned to Clinton, contributing to his 370 to 168 electoral vote win of the 1992 presidential election.[4]

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in Montana, 1992[3]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Bill Clinton 154,507 37.63% 3
Republican George H.W. Bush (incumbent) 144,207 35.12% 0
Independent Ross Perot 107,225 26.12% 0
America First James "Bo" Gritz 3,658 0.89% 0
Libertarian Andre Marrou 986 0.24% 0
Totals 410,583 100.00% 3

By county[edit]

Official results by county from the Montana Secretary of State.[2]

Treemap of the results by county. Color shows candidate and size shows number of votes.[2]
County Candidate Total
Clinton Bush Perot (other)
Beaverhead votes 1,098 1,746 1,202 114 4,160
percent 26.39% 41.97% 28.89% 2.74% 100.00%
Big Horn votes 2,154 1,377 840 23 4,394
percent 49.02% 31.34% 19.12% 0.52% 100.00%
Blaine votes 1,355 971 699 21 3,046
percent 44.48% 31.88% 22.95% 0.69% 100.00%
Broadwater votes 491 830 505 16 1,842
percent 26.66% 45.06% 27.42% 0.87% 100.00%
Carbon votes 1,549 1,562 1,482 27 4,620
percent 33.53% 33.81% 32.08% 0.58% 100.00%
Carter votes 154 497 220 3 874
percent 17.62% 56.86% 25.17% 0.34% 100.00%
Cascade votes 14,719 12,494 9,151 214 36,578
percent 40.24% 34.16% 25.02% 0.59% 100.00%
Chouteau votes 959 1,380 870 27 3,236
percent 29.64% 42.65% 26.89% 0.83% 100.00%
Custer votes 1,968 2,105 1,505 33 5,611
percent 35.07% 37.52% 26.82% 0.59% 100.00%
Daniels votes 457 496 402 8 1,363
percent 33.53% 36.39% 29.49% 0.59% 100.00%
Dawson votes 1,785 1,679 1,370 16 4,850
percent 36.80% 34.62% 28.25% 0.33% 100.00%
Deer Lodge votes 3,174 832 1,207 56 5,269
percent 60.24% 15.79% 22.91% 1.06% 100.00%
Fallon votes 446 731 427 4 1,608
percent 27.74% 45.46% 26.55% 0.25% 100.00%
Fergus votes 1,615 2,736 1,934 205 6,490
percent 24.88% 42.16% 29.80% 3.16% 100.00%
Flathead votes 9,746 11,699 9,109 862 31,416
percent 31.02% 37.24% 28.99% 2.74% 100.00%
Gallatin votes 9,535 11,109 7,711 424 28,779
percent 33.13% 38.60% 26.79% 1.47% 100.00%
Garfield votes 125 403 281 10 819
percent 15.26% 49.21% 34.31% 1.22% 100.00%
Glacier votes 2,076 1,222 997 28 4,323
percent 48.02% 28.27% 23.06% 0.65% 100.00%
Golden Valley votes 142 192 157 5 496
percent 28.63% 38.71% 31.65% 1.01% 100.00%
Granite votes 358 556 386 22 1,322
percent 27.08% 42.06% 29.20% 1.66% 100.00%
Hill votes 3,618 2,408 2,017 39 8,082
percent 44.77% 29.79% 24.96% 0.48% 100.00%
Jefferson votes 1,415 1,541 1,172 97 4,225
percent 33.49% 36.47% 27.74% 2.30% 100.00%
Judith Basin votes 409 610 415 13 1,447
percent 28.27% 42.16% 28.68% 0.90% 100.00%
Lake votes 3,938 3,596 2,878 140 10,552
percent 37.32% 34.08% 27.27% 1.33% 100.00%
Lewis and Clark votes 11,117 9,351 5,560 151 26,179
percent 42.47% 35.72% 21.24% 0.58% 100.00%
Liberty votes 321 512 363 15 1,211
percent 26.51% 42.28% 29.98% 1.24% 100.00%
Lincoln votes 2,765 2,799 2,637 177 8,378
percent 33.00% 33.41% 31.48% 2.11% 100.00%
Madison votes 779 1,415 1,043 62 3,299
percent 23.61% 42.89% 31.62% 1.88% 100.00%
McCone votes 424 528 395 7 1,354
percent 31.31% 39.00% 29.17% 0.52% 100.00%
Meagher votes 260 422 310 10 1,002
percent 25.95% 42.12% 30.94% 1.00% 100.00%
Mineral votes 664 403 543 25 1,635
percent 40.61% 24.65% 33.21% 1.53% 100.00%
Missoula votes 20,347 12,898 9,735 319 43,299
percent 46.99% 29.79% 22.48% 0.74% 100.00%
Musselshell votes 648 876 691 13 2,228
percent 29.08% 39.32% 31.01% 0.58% 100.00%
Park votes 2,258 2,846 2,182 196 7,482
percent 30.18% 38.04% 29.16% 2.62% 100.00%
Petroleum votes 61 135 95 5 296
percent 20.61% 45.61% 32.09% 1.69% 100.00%
Phillips votes 634 1,026 949 16 2,625
percent 24.15% 39.09% 36.15% 0.61% 100.00%
Pondera votes 1,046 1,252 855 12 3,165
percent 33.05% 39.56% 27.01% 0.38% 100.00%
Powder River votes 258 547 340 11 1,156
percent 22.32% 47.32% 29.41% 0.95% 100.00%
Powell votes 989 1,058 872 19 2,938
percent 33.66% 36.01% 29.68% 0.65% 100.00%
Prairie votes 260 412 179 5 856
percent 30.37% 48.13% 20.91% 0.58% 100.00%
Ravalli votes 4,644 5,392 4,573 410 15,019
percent 30.92% 35.90% 30.45% 2.73% 100.00%
Richland votes 1,440 1,760 1,525 23 4,748
percent 30.33% 37.07% 32.12% 0.48% 100.00%
Roosevelt votes 1,827 1,212 1,089 65 4,193
percent 43.57% 28.91% 25.97% 1.55% 100.00%
Rosebud votes 1,669 1,130 1,099 20 3,918
percent 42.60% 28.84% 28.05% 0.51% 100.00%
Sanders votes 1,689 1,361 1,378 78 4,506
percent 37.48% 30.20% 30.58% 1.73% 100.00%
Sheridan votes 1,077 795 782 9 2,663
percent 40.44% 29.85% 29.37% 0.34% 100.00%
Silver Bow votes 9,960 3,491 4,570 125 18,146
percent 54.89% 19.24% 25.18% 0.69% 100.00%
Stillwater votes 1,178 1,390 1,056 16 3,640
percent 32.36% 38.19% 29.01% 0.44% 100.00%
Sweet Grass votes 395 880 507 19 1,801
percent 21.93% 48.86% 28.15% 1.05% 100.00%
Teton votes 1,043 1,364 969 29 3,405
percent 30.63% 40.06% 28.46% 0.85% 100.00%
Toole votes 854 943 903 17 2,717
percent 31.43% 34.71% 33.24% 0.63% 100.00%
Treasure votes 157 206 178 6 547
percent 28.70% 37.66% 32.54% 1.10% 100.00%
Valley votes 1,715 1,497 1,320 36 4,568
percent 37.54% 32.77% 28.90% 0.79% 100.00%
Wheatland votes 384 478 284 4 1,150
percent 33.39% 41.57% 24.70% 0.35% 100.00%
Wibaux votes 195 234 173 5 607
percent 32.13% 38.55% 28.50% 0.82% 100.00%
Yellowstone votes 20,163 22,822 13,133 332 56,450
percent 35.72% 40.43% 23.26% 0.59% 100.00%
Total votes 154,507 144,207 107,225 4,644 410,583
percent 37.63% 35.12% 26.12% 1.13% 100.00%

Analysis[edit]

Montana was won by Governor Bill Clinton (D-Arkansas) with 37.63% of the popular vote over incumbent President George H. W. Bush (R-Texas) with 35.12%. Businessman Ross Perot (I-Texas) finished in third, with 26.12% of the popular vote.[3] It was the first time the state voted for a Democrat since it was won by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. It is also the last time that the state voted Democratic (as of the 2016 presidential election), as well as the last time that Sanders County and Valley County voted Democratic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/
  2. ^ a b c Cooney, Mike (1992), Official 1992 General Election Canvass, Secretary of State of Montana, archived at Montana State Library 
  3. ^ a b c "1992 Presidential General Election Results - Montana". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "1992 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 8 June 2012.